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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Oocytes differentiate in diverse species by receiving organelles and cytoplasm from sister germ cells while joined in germline… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Production of functional eggs requires meiosis to be coordinated with developmental signals. Oocytes arrest in prophase I to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Drosophila oocyte determination involves a complex process by which a single cell within an interconnected cyst of 16… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Genetic experiments suggest that polarization of the oocyte is linked directly to the initial cell fate determination that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
During animal development cellular differentiation is often preceded by an asymmetric cell division whose polarity is determined… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
GLD-1, a putative RNA binding protein, is essential for oocyte development in Caenorhabditis elegans. A gld-1 null mutation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Drosophila oocytes develop within cysts containing 16 cells that are interconnected by cytoplasmic bridges. Although the cysts… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1964
Highly Cited
1964
The ovary of the roach Periplaneta americana has been studied by techniques of light and electron microscopy. Each ovariole… Expand
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