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A mature female reproductive cell (egg cell), which contains half the genetic information needed to make a new human.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Public perspectives on stem-cell-based human embryo models 11 October 2021 Comment
Research sheds light on the role of ACE2 in ovulation 31 August 2021 News
Genetic variations give insight into the age women start menopause 9 August 2021 News
Mouse eggs made from mouse stem cells matured in vitro 19 July 2021 News
IVF patients not negatively affected by COVID-19 mRNA vaccination 28 June 2021 News
Fertilisation, the fourteen day rule, and beyond 7 June 2021 Comment
Ageing impairs critical final egg maturation stage 4 May 2021 News
The question of embryohood 4 May 2021 Comment
Early menopausal women could have ovarian function restored 12 April 2021 News
Book Review: Freezing Fertility – Oocyte cryopreservation and the gender politics of ageing 8 March 2021 Review
Ethics of genetically reconstituting oocytes 1 March 2021 Comment
The impact of COVID-19 on oocytes 11 January 2021 Comment
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
Human gene triggers bigger brain in monkeys 30 November 2020 News
The revolution of vitrification in ART 24 August 2020 Comment
Breast cancer drug depletes ovarian reserve in mice 6 July 2020 News
COVID-19 and reproduction: ESHRE COVID-19 working group update 18 May 2020 Comment
Fertility preservation rates vary across transgender youth 20 April 2020 News
Fertility preservation - the inequity of the law 20 April 2020 Comment
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Envisioning the Reproductive Medicine of Tomorrow
17 October 2009 Georgia World Congress Centre, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591, USA
The 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine...
Pacific Rim Society for Fertility and Sterility Conference
20 August 2009 Taipei International Convention Centre, 1 Hsin Yi Road, Section 5, Taipei 11049, Taiwan
The 7th Conference of the Pacific Rim Society for Fertility and Sterility...