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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 factors control mouse embryo development 3 August 2020 News
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – donor eggs, fresh or frozen? 3 August 2020 Review
Embryos with abnormal cells may be common and result in IVF success 20 July 2020 News
More Trouble in Store? 20 July 2020 Comment
Book Review: The Law of Assisted Reproduction 13 July 2020 Review
Ovarian reserve, cerebral palsy and hair tests - a round up from ESHRE 2020 10 July 2020 News
Breast cancer drug depletes ovarian reserve in mice 6 July 2020 News
Delay in IVF treatment up to 180 days does not affect success rates 6 July 2020 News
Fertility preservation is effective in female cancer patients 6 July 2020 News
HFEA publishes 2018 trends in fertility treatment 6 July 2020 News
Genetic mutation rate could predict lifespan and fertility 22 June 2020 News
Human eggs use chemical attraction to 'choose' sperm 15 June 2020 News
New technology to select best quality sperm 15 June 2020 News
DNA crossovers drive healthy or abnormal sperm/egg cell division 8 June 2020 News
Father who died during surrogate pregnancy is legal parent, court rules 8 June 2020 News
Film Review: The Easy Bit 8 June 2020 Review
Event Review: Hacking Darwin - Genetic engineering and the future of humanity 1 June 2020 Review
HFEA supports a move towards a longer storage period for fertility patients 1 June 2020 Comment
Nanodevice tracks mammalian cells from the inside 1 June 2020 News
World's first liver stem cell transplant to a newborn baby 26 May 2020 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...