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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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Book Review: Egg Freezing, Fertility and Reproductive Choice - Negotiating Responsibility, Hope and Modern Motherhood 11 November 2019 Review
Egg freezing petition forced to close by general election 11 November 2019 News
PET launches egg freezing #ExtendTheLimit campaign 4 November 2019 News
PET's #ExtendTheLimit campaign to change the storage limit for social egg freezing launches 28 October 2019 Comment
Teen cancer patients not told about fertility risks 27 October 2019 News
Assisted reproduction crime network in Greece highlights need for monitoring surrogacy 21 October 2019 Comment
Scientist starts editing human eggs to study deaf gene 21 October 2019 News
Rare genetic quirk twice as common as thought 14 October 2019 News
Radio Review: Tackling the male fertility crisis (BBC World Service, Business Daily) 30 September 2019 Review
Healthy bone marrow may be important in fertility 23 September 2019 News
HFEA urges IVF clinics to be more transparent about add-ons 16 September 2019 News
Selfish and septuagenarian: when do reproductive rights end? 16 September 2019 Comment
Egypt says egg-freezing is permissible in Islam 9 September 2019 News
Ovarian tissue grafts to combat the menopause 19 August 2019 Comment
Television Review – 'I am Hannah' 12 August 2019 Review
US couple launch lawsuit after ancestry test reveals sperm mix-up 12 August 2019 News
Gay couple file lawsuit against US state department after baby denied citizenship 5 August 2019 News
Sex selection by gay men using gestational surrogacy: a troubling trend in queer family-making? 29 July 2019 Comment
'Secret handshake' between sperm and uterus 22 July 2019 News
Plaque to finally honour snubbed IVF pioneers 15 July 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...