Browse by Subject "Ovary"
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(2012-02-06)In the female reproductive system, the ovary is the primary functional organ responsible for oocyte production, follicle maturation and synthesis of sex steroid hormones including estrogens. Throughout the lifetime of a ...
(2010-05-14)Ovarian development in mammals is considered as a default process, arising only in the absence of Sry, a testis-determining gene. However, current evidence has suggested the presence of an active pathway in fetal ovary. ...
(2015-04-20)During ovulation, the oocyte and associated cumulus cells are expelled from the ovary and travel to the ampulla of the oviduct where fertilization occurs. Concurrently, granulosa and theca cells of an ovulating follicle ...