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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
2019
Highly Cited
2019
During gastrulation, physical forces reshape the simple embryonic tissue to form the complex body plans of multicellular… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1974