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fertilization envelope

A structure that lies outside the plasma membrane and surrounds the egg. The fertilization envelope forms from the vitelline membrane after… Expand
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1990
1990
Previous studies have shown that the Xenopus laevis egg envelope exists in three forms with differing ultrastructural… Expand
1989
1989
  • S. Kudo, M. Inoue
  • The Journal of experimental zoology
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 11229751
The vitelline envelope (VE) and fertilization envelope (FE) in eggs of the fish Cyprinus carpio and Plecoglossus altivelis were… Expand
1987
1987
Ovoperoxidase, the enzyme implicated in hardening the extracellular coat of the fertilized sea urchin egg, is inserted into the… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Micro-injection of submicromolar concentrations of inositol 1,3,4,5-tetrakisphosphate caused a raising of the fertilization… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Fertilization of the Xenopus laevis egg causes the conversion of the vitelline envelope to the fertilization envelope, a change… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Sea urchin egg activation at fertilization is progressive, beginning at the point of sperm entry and moving across the egg with a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Eggs of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus were quick-frozen, freeze fractured, and deep-etched to reveal the detailed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Within minutes after its elevation from the egg surface, the sea urchin fertilization envelope (FE) becomes "hardened" by a… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The cortical reaction in eggs of Xenopus laevis results in conversion of the vitelline envelope (VE) into the fertilization… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract This paper reports the morphological events that occur when the vitelline envelope (VE) of an unfertilized egg of… Expand