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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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Epigenetic changes in sperm may predict autism in children 18 January 2021 News
Identifying the risk of low ovarian response during repeat IVF – implications for fertility treatment provision during the COVID-19 pandemic 18 January 2021 Comment
Genomes of identical twins start to diverge in the womb 11 January 2021 News
Examining the Evidence: Can COVID-19 Affect Fertility? Can It Affect the Fetus? 21 December 2020 Comment
Human egg cells are often genetically abnormal 14 December 2020 News
Molecular 'barcode' determines which sperm reaches the egg 14 December 2020 News
Podcast Review: Sperm – Swimming and Surviving 14 December 2020 Review
Girl born from 27-year-old embryo 7 December 2020 News
New intermediate stem cell type derived 7 December 2020 News
Protein from a mother's egg stays in the developing embryo 30 November 2020 News
Why we should use mild stimulation in egg donation 30 November 2020 Comment
Japanese bill defines parenthood in fertility treatment cases 23 November 2020 News
Mother serves as her daughter's surrogate, giving birth to her grandchild 23 November 2020 News
New drug to treat female reproductive problems and improve fertility 23 November 2020 News
New study on CRISPR: the stake of unintended consequences in embryos 23 November 2020 Comment
Book Review: We Are Family – What really matters for parents and children 9 November 2020 Review
Heat stress damages DNA in sperm 2 November 2020 News
Podcast Review: The Golden Egg 2 November 2020 Review
Study shows risks of using genome editing on embryos 2 November 2020 News
Age-Old Question: Exploring Fertility and Ageing 26 October 2020 Comment
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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...