Ultrastructure of the Ovary

Ultrastructure of the Ovary

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  • Hardback | 327 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 20.57mm | 933g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1991 ed.
  • XIII, 327 p.
  • 0792310039
  • 9780792310037

Table of contents

1. Migration of germ cells, development of the ovary, and folliculogenesis.- 2. Maturation of the human oocyte.- 3. Expansion of the cumulus-oocyte complex during the preovulatory period: Possible roles in oocyte maturation, ovulation, and fertilization.- 4. Structure and function of the zona pellucida.- 5. Quantitative analysis of the membrana granulosa in developing and ovulatory follicles.- 6. Digital image analysis studies of folliculogenesis and oogenesis in mammals.- 7. Modulation of granulosa cell ultrastructure during differentiation: The role of the cytoskeleton.- 8. Ultrastructure and functional development of the theca interna.- 9. Muscular apparatus of the ovarian follicle.- 10. Ultrastructure of the ovulatory process.- 11. Ultrastructural dynamics during corpus luteum development and growth.- 12. Relaxin and other luteal secretory peptides: Cell localization and function in the ovary.- 13. Interstitial cells.- 14. Ultrastructure and immunocytochemical aspects of steroid-synthesizing and secretory cells with special reference to the mechanism of estrogen biosynthesis.- 15. Microvasculature of the ovary.- 16. Innervation of the ovary.- 17. Follicular atresia.- 18. Biopathology of ovarian mesothelium.- 19. Culture of ovarian tissues.
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Review quote

'This book is highly recommended to research workers in various fields (morphology, embryology, physiology, biochemistry, endocrinology and gynaecology), clinical doctors and biomedical students who are interested in the ovary.' Arch. Histol. Cytol. 55:5 1992
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