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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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HFEA data shows rise in IVF across family types 28 September 2020 News
Placenta development occurs before a fertilised egg divides 28 September 2020 News
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – Gestational carriers 28 September 2020 Review
Known Unknowns: The Pros, Cons and Consequences of Known Donation 21 September 2020 Comment
Infertility and early menopause linked to genetic mutations 7 September 2020 News
Mother of dead transgender girl makes case to save her sperm 7 September 2020 News
What should we be testing for in sperm and egg donors? 7 September 2020 Comment
Female's cervical mucus selects best sperm 24 August 2020 News
IVF postcode lottery for breast cancer patients 24 August 2020 News
The revolution of vitrification in ART 24 August 2020 Comment
TV Review: Labour of Love 24 August 2020 Review
Expanded carrier screening: ignoring the interests of gamete donors? 17 August 2020 Comment
Podcast Review: SART Fertility Experts – Fibroids and fertility 17 August 2020 Review
Book Review: Designing Babies – How technology is changing the ways we create children 10 August 2020 Review
Frozen IVF embryos do not increase chance of pregnancy 10 August 2020 News
TV Review: Our Baby – A modern miracle 10 August 2020 Review
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
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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...