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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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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
Illinois rules insurers must cover gamete freezing for cancer patients 3 September 2018 News
Theatre Review: Egg – Edinburgh Fringe 3 September 2018 Review
'Freeze all' policy for embryos not always best for IVF 28 August 2018 News
Scientists base-edit first viable human embryos 28 August 2018 News
Why Canada court's ruling on contested embryo is wrong – but also right 28 August 2018 Comment
CRISPR editing human embryos - did it work or not? 13 August 2018 News
Doctors warn of ignoring downsides of social egg freezing 13 August 2018 News
Let's get fertility preservation right for everyone 13 August 2018 Comment
Podcast Review: In Vitro Fertilisation, 40 Years On 13 August 2018 Review
Event Review: IVF at 40 – Science Museum 6 August 2018 Review
Freezer-failure embryos were people, claim parents 6 August 2018 News
Woman with two wombs has twins in 1-in-500m event 6 August 2018 News
The social pioneers of egg freezing are facing tough choices 30 July 2018 Comment
Anonymous gamete donation to be banned in Ireland 16 July 2018 News
Scientists use CRISPR in human sperm cells 9 July 2018 News
Women freeze eggs waiting for partners, not for careers 9 July 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...