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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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Italy will not recognise intended parent of surrogate-born child, court rules 13 May 2019 News
Removing donor anonymity retrospectively in Victoria, Australia – two years on 13 May 2019 Comment
How should we use genomic data in assisted reproduction? 7 May 2019 Comment
Private IVF clinics 'exploiting' older patients, says HFEA chair 29 April 2019 News
US scientists push for mitochondrial donation legalisation 29 April 2019 News
First baby born in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial 15 April 2019 News
Podcast Review: Beyond Today – Should egg freezing be free? 15 April 2019 Review
Transgender fertility rights case against NHS dropped 8 April 2019 News
Egg-sharing: as relevant in oocyte freezing today as in IVF two decades ago 1 April 2019 Comment
Low oxygen in womb may harm fertility of future daughters 1 April 2019 News
Trans men retain fertility one year after testosterone treatment 1 April 2019 News
BBC Sounds: Carrying my friend's baby - Podcast Review 25 March 2019 Review
Revolutionising reproduction: the future of fertility treatment 25 March 2019 Comment
Virtual sperm suggest that strong tails may be key for IVF 25 March 2019 News
First legal challenge to 10-year limit on egg freezing 18 March 2019 News
Four in 10 young women would consider egg freezing 18 March 2019 News
Extremely rare semi-identical twins identified for second time 4 March 2019 News
The place of fertility education in UK schools 4 March 2019 Comment
Extending the ten-year storage limit for frozen eggs 25 February 2019 Comment
No scientific basis for ten-year egg freezing limit, says minister 25 February 2019 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...