oocyte maturation

Known as: maturation oocyte 
A developmental process, independent of morphogenetic (shape) change, that is required for an oocyte to attain its fully functional state. Oocyte… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Actin filaments (microfilaments) regulate various dynamic events during oocyte meiotic maturation and fertilization. In most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mammalian oocytes are arrested at the prophase of meiosis before induction of maturation by the preovulatory luteinizing hormone… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The structures of membrane receptors mediating rapid, nongenomic actions of steroids have not been identified. We describe the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Gene silencing by double-stranded RNA is a widespread phenomenon called RNAi, involving homology-dependent degradation of mRNAs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In a wide variety of animal species, oocyte maturation is arrested temporarily at prophase of meiosis I (ref. 1). Resumption of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Complete maturation of oocytes is essential for the developmental competence of embryos. Any interventions in the growth phase of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The distribution of active mitochondria during pig oocyte maturation, fertilization and early embryo development in vitro was… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Fully grown Xenopus oocytes can remain in their immature state essentially indefinitely, or, in response to the steroid hormone… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In many sexually mature insects egg production and oviposition are tightly coupled to copulation. Sex-Peptide is a 36-amino-acid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Oocyte development has been divided into five stages in the zebrafish Brachydanio rerio, based on morphological criteria and on… (More)
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