theca cell

Known as: Theca Cells, Interstitial cell of ovary, Cell, Ovarian Interstitial 
The flattened stroma cells forming a sheath or theca outside the basal lamina lining the mature OVARIAN FOLLICLE. Thecal interstitial or stromal… (More)
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2010
Review
2010
Theca cells function in a diverse range of necessary roles during folliculogenesis; to synthesize androgens, provide crosstalk… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In mammals, the transcription factor SRY, encoded by the Y chromosome, is normally responsible for triggering the indifferent… (More)
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2009
2009
The preantral-early antral follicle transition is the penultimate stage of follicular development in terms of gonadotropin… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
In recent years, exciting progress has been made towards unravelling the complex intraovarian control mechanisms that, in concert… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Theca cells are the endocrine cells associated with ovarian follicles that play an essential role in fertility by producing the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects 5% of reproductive aged women and is the leading cause of anovulatory infertility. A… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ovarian theca cells propagated from patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) convert steroid precursors into T more… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
To test the hypothesis that the hyperandrogenemia associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) results from an intrinsic… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
There is increasing evidence that leptin is a physiological link between obesity and infertility. Although leptin receptors have… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Vascular permeability factor/vascular endothelial growth factor (VPF/VEGF) is a cytokine that is overexpressed in many tumors, in… (More)
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