Faculty Research 1970 - 1979

Title

Effects of progesterone and oestradiol-17beta on the spontaneous meiotic maturation of mouse oocytes.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1978

Keywords

Cells-Cultured, Estradiol, Female, Meiosis: de, Mice, Oocytes: de, cy, Ovum: cy, Progesterone, SUPPORT-U-S-GOVT-NON-P-H-S

JAX Location

42,577

JAX Source

J-Reprod-Fertil. 1978 May; 53(1):99-101.

Abstract

The spontaneous meiotic maturation of cumulus-free oocytes was not affected by progesterone or oestradiol-17beta at 2 microgram/ml, but both steroids decreased polar body production at 10 microgram/ml and progesterone decreased the number undergoing germinal vesicle breakdown.

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