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This work was supported by grant PRIN 2005 n. 2005079845-003.
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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). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11259-008-9098-y
- Growth hormone
- In vitro maturation