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vitelline envelope

A glycoprotein-based structure that lies outside the plasma membrane and surrounds the egg before fertilization. [GOC:dph, ISBN:0878932437]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Knowledge of ovarian follicle growth, maturation, and ovulation in teleosts is important to many aspects of basic and biomedical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The extracellular coat, or vitelline envelope (VE), of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) eggs consists of three proteins… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abalone sperm lysin is a 16-kDa acrosomal protein, which nonenzymatically and species selectively creates a hole in the egg… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A predominant glycoprotein in the vitelline envelope (VE) of the anuran Xenopus laevis is gp41, known to be proteolytically… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A quantitative assay was developed to study the interaction of Xenopus laevis sperm and eggs. Using this assay it was found that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The biochemical and ultrastructural changes in the envelope of the Xenopus laevis egg that occur during oviposition and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
4-aminopyridine (4AP) is widely used as a selective blocker of voltage- activated K+ currents in excitable membranes, but its… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
During growth of the ovarian follicle, the teleost oocyte becomes surrounded by an acellular coat, the vitelline envelope. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Using microsurgical manipulations, hormone applications, and transmission electron microscopy we have investigated the regulation… Expand
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1990
1990
Deaminated neuraminic acid-rich glycoprotein (KDN-gp), first found and isolated from the vitelline envelope of rainbow trout eggs… Expand
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