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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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Abbreviations

bGH:

bovine growth hormone

BSA:

bovine serum albumin

cGH:

canine growth hormone

COCs:

cumulus-oocyte complexes

DAPI:

4′,6-Diamidino-2-phenylindole

FITC:

fluorescein isothiocyanate

FSH:

follicle-stimulating hormone

GH:

growth hormone

hGH:

human growth hormone

LH:

luteinizing hormone

MII:

metaphase II stage

pGH:

porcine growth hormone

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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

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Keywords

  • Dog
  • Growth hormone
  • In vitro maturation
  • Oocytes