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Egg cell

A mature female reproductive cell, which contains half the genetic information needed to make a new human. Also known as an oocyte.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Ireland's proposed surrogacy laws fail to acknowledge international arrangements 11 February 2019 Comment
Book Review: Legalising Mitochondrial Donation 4 February 2019 Review
Gay couple hopes to take up NHS's IVF surrogacy option 4 February 2019 News
Sperm hyperactivity discovery could lead to better fertility tests 4 February 2019 News
10-year limit on egg freezing is 'debilitating' for women, says former HFEA chair 28 January 2019 News
Birth expected in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial 28 January 2019 News
New lawsuits filed over embryos lost in freezer failure 28 January 2019 News
India's lower house passes bill banning commercial surrogacy 14 January 2019 News
Canadian citizenship quirk leaves surrogate-born twins stateless 7 January 2019 News
Single people in the UK can now become parents via surrogacy 7 January 2019 News
Society marches on: key social changes in assisted conception 7 January 2019 Comment
Book Review: Your Family - A Donor Kid's Story 17 December 2018 Review
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act: Is it broke and should we fix it? 17 December 2018 Comment
Why the UK High Court has granted non-parentage in a case of embryo adoption 10 December 2018 Comment
Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers 3 December 2018 News
New crime of 'fertility fraud' proposed in Indiana 3 December 2018 News
Why does Canada tax eggs and not sperm? 26 November 2018 Comment
Film Review: Private Life (Netflix) 12 November 2018 Review
In defence of the welfare of women 12 November 2018 Comment
Canadian government tables reform to assisted reproduction laws 5 November 2018 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
24 April 2010 10am-6pm London, UK
A workshop for lesbians/single women contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
12 April 2010 10am-4pm London, UK
A workshop for those contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
6 March 2010 10am-6pm Manchester, UK
A workshop for those contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
16 January 2010 10am-4pm London, UK
A workshop for those contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
21 November 2009 10am-6pm Midlands, UK
A workshop for those contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
7 November 2009 10am-6pm London, UK
A workshop for lesbians/single women contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
3 October 2009 10am-4pm London, UK
A workshop for those contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Preparation for Donor Conception Parenthood
5 September 2009 10am-6pm Manchester, UK
A workshop for those contemplating use of egg, sperm or embryo donation or currently having treatment...
Listening to Donors
22 July 2009 5pm-7.30pm The Hatton, 51-53 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8HN, UK
A workshop for current, past or prospective sperm, egg or embryo donors...