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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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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
Lancashire CCGs cut IVF services from two cycles to one 5 November 2018 News
TV Review: Inside Out West - 29.10.18 (BBC) 5 November 2018 Review
In defence of IVF 29 October 2018 Comment
Video Review: A groundbreaking way to stop mitochondrial disease – TedMed 29 October 2018 Review
Same-sex mice have pups thanks to stem cell technique 15 October 2018 News
Sperm swimming ability declining in USA and Spain 15 October 2018 News
Men are not getting adequate care for infertility 8 October 2018 Comment
'Molecular signature' of childhood trauma discovered in men's sperm 8 October 2018 News
Australian woman wins right to IVF without estranged husband's consent 1 October 2018 News
French ethics body backs IVF for single and lesbian women 1 October 2018 News
Genome editing works in mitochondrial DNA for first time 1 October 2018 News
Modern surrogacy needs a modern law: How should we regulate surrogacy in the 21st century? 1 October 2018 Comment
NHS to be sued over failing to offer trans patients egg and sperm freezing 1 October 2018 News
Home DNA test kits should come with a warning, says HFEA 24 September 2018 News
Battle-worn: Setting up a multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial in the UK 17 September 2018 Comment
Dead son's sperm used to create grandson without consent 17 September 2018 News
Freeze eggs before 35 for IVF success, says UK report 17 September 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...