Differential Responses in the Component Cells of Graafian Follicles Perifused with Large and Small Doses of LH
Oocytes in developing graafian follicles remain arrested at the prophase stage of meiosis I until the follicles are exposed to the preovulatory LH surge. The LH surge triggers the resumption of meiosis and the oocytes progress to the metaphase stage of meiosis II through the process of oocyte maturation.
KeywordsGranulosa Cell cAMP Level Oocyte Maturation Cumulus Cell Pregnant Mare Serum Gonadotropin
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