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Meiosis

The form of cell division by which egg and sperm cells are formed. Unlike normal cell division (mitosis), the number of chromosomes in the resulting cells is half that in the original cells.

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Advances in Assisted Reproduction: What Can We Expect? 11 October 2021 Comment
Functional sperm developed from mouse pluripotent stem cells 13 September 2021 News
BRCA2 DNA repair errors implicated in infertility 23 August 2021 News
Gene responsible for lack of sperm identified 9 August 2021 News
Mouse eggs made from mouse stem cells matured in vitro 19 July 2021 News
Ethics of genetically reconstituting oocytes 1 March 2021 Comment
Human egg cells are often genetically abnormal 14 December 2020 News
Heat stress damages DNA in sperm 2 November 2020 News
Gene mutations discovered as a trigger for male infertility 27 July 2020 News
DNA crossovers drive healthy or abnormal sperm/egg cell division 8 June 2020 News
Book Review: A Century of Geneticists – Mutation to medicine 27 April 2020 Review
Fertility preservation - the inequity of the law 20 April 2020 Comment
Key gene in making eggs and sperm discovered 10 February 2020 News
'Rubber band' protein blamed for falling female fertility with age 25 November 2019 News
Rare genetic quirk twice as common as thought 14 October 2019 News
A scramble for headlines or an optimistic (sunny side up) contribution to research on fertility preservation? 12 February 2018 Comment
Sperm, eggs and embryos: how do we define them as science offers new possibilities? 18 December 2017 Comment
Preimplantation genetic screening: unvalidated methods discard healthy embryos 11 December 2017 Comment
Older parents pass down more genetic mutations 25 September 2017 News
Regeneration of oocytes from discarded genetic material: will this double IVF success rates? 28 November 2016 Comment
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