oocyte differentiation

Known as: oocyte cell differentiation 
The process in which a relatively unspecialized immature germ cell acquires the specialized features of a mature female gamete. [GOC:go_curators, GOC… (More)
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1968-2018
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Differentiation of the Drosophila oocyte takes place in a cyst of 16 interconnected germ cells and is dependent on a network of… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The Drosophila gene vasa is required for pole plasm assembly and function, and also for completion of oogenesis. To investigate… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
During animal development cellular differentiation is often preceded by an asymmetric cell division whose polarity is determined… (More)
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1997
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1997
In the Drosophila ovary, membrane skeletal proteins such as the adducin-like Hts protein(s), spectrin, and ankyrin are found in… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Genetic experiments suggest that polarization of the oocyte is linked directly to the initial cell fate determination that… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Growth factors synthesized by ovarian somatic cells directly affect oocyte growth and function, but it is unclear whether oocyte… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
GLD-1, a putative RNA binding protein, is essential for oocyte development in Caenorhabditis elegans. A gld-1 null mutation… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
We investigated the changes in the organization of oocyte nuclear chromatin and nucleolar-associated chromatin throughout… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Drosophila oocytes develop within cysts containing 16 cells that are interconnected by cytoplasmic bridges. Although the cysts… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In the Drosophila female the product of the germline stem cell, the cystoblast, gives rise to 16 interconnected cystocytes. One… (More)
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