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oocyte

[′ō·ə‚sīt]
(histology)
An egg before the completion of maturation.
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Chromatin condensation is associated with oocyte maturation and highly competent porcine oocytes have a more condensed chromatin configuration (Sun et al.
Outcome of cycles of oocyte in vitro maturation requiring testicular sperm extraction for nonobstructive azoospermia.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, hereinafter referred to as the "University", through its Purchasing Services Department, hereinafter referred to as "Purchasing," on behalf of UW-Madison Department of Neurosciences, hereinafter referred to as "Department," requests bids for the purchase of a Automated Oocyte Electrophysiology Recording System with Microinjector.
Cumulus oocyte complexes (COCs) were obtained by aspiration of 3 to 8 mm follicles using a 21-gauge needle attached to a 10 mL syringe and manipulated in Tyrodes Albumin Pyruvate (TALP) Hepes medium supplemented with 0.
Mean oocyte diameter per stage was estimated by randomly measuring five oocytes from each stage of development.
Our data suggested that annual Alabama shad fecundity in the Apalachicola River ranged from 55,730-180,748 oocytes/kg of somatic weight, with oocyte diameter ranging from 0.
Red arrowheads indicate undigested bands: For H19 (A), the spermatozoa sample was digested and oocyte samples were undigested; for Igf2r (B), Peg1 (C), Peg3 (D), and Snrpn (E), the spermatozoa sample was undigested, but some oocyte samples were digested.
Tukey's test was performed for each set of data to test the monthly difference in CI and mean oocyte diameter.
Before fecundity was estimated, the gonads of 7 individuals were divided into 3 sections (anterior, middle, and posterior) to test differences in mean oocyte density within the ovary by using a one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA).
In the future we hope to implement oocytes freezing as an option for young women with cancer who run the risk of having no viable oocytes following aggressive treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy, which can often leave patients infertile," Dr Sharif said.
1995) were found that GSH synthesis occures during bovine oocyte maturation [14].
Oocyte cryopreservation has proved to be a useful technique, as it gives women who are about to undergo chemotherapy, radiotherapy or oophorectomy a chance to preserve their fertility.