Oogenesis, Fertilization and Early Development

  • William Byrd
  • Don P. Wolf


The study of mammalian reproduction to date has led to an appreciation of some of the diverse fundamental processes and events associated with gamete maturation, fertilization and embryonic development. In this chapter, we will discuss both theoretical and practical aspects of these subjects limiting our attention to the human as much as possible.


Granulosa Cell Embryo Transfer Oocyte Maturation Zona Pellucida Cumulus Cell 


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