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Effects of growth hormone on oocyte in vitro maturation and its localization in the canine cumulus-oocyte complexes

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bovine growth hormone


bovine serum albumin


canine growth hormone


cumulus-oocyte complexes




fluorescein isothiocyanate


follicle-stimulating hormone


growth hormone


human growth hormone


luteinizing hormone


metaphase II stage


porcine growth hormone


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Chigioni, S., Secchi, C., Borromeo, V. et al. Effects of growth hormone on oocyte in vitro maturation and its localization in the canine cumulus-oocyte complexes. Vet Res Commun 32, 131–134 (2008).

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  • Dog
  • Growth hormone
  • In vitro maturation
  • Oocytes