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Oocyte stem cells: fact or fantasy?

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For many decades, the dogma prevailed that female mammals had a finite pool of oocytes at birth and this was gradually exhausted during a lifetime of reproductive function. However, in 2004, a new era began in the field of female oogenesis. A study was published that appeared to detect oocyte-stem cells capable of generating new eggs within mouse ovaries. This study was highly controversial and the years since this initial finding have produced extensive research and even more extensive debat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1530/REP-17-0008

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Author
Publisher:
Bioscientifica Publisher's website
Journal:
Reproduction Journal website
Volume:
154
Pages:
R23-R35
Publication date:
2017-04-07
Acceptance date:
2017-04-07
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EISSN:
1741-7899
ISSN:
1470-1626
Pubs id:
pubs:690955
URN:
uri:9d0433df-b8da-46cc-9239-359de56ef76c
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uuid:9d0433df-b8da-46cc-9239-359de56ef76c
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pubs:690955
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English
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