diplotene


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Related to diplotene: leptotene, pachytene, diakinesis, Meiosis 1, Meiosis 2
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the fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis

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Dspite its infancy to preserve fertility and lack of studies, ovarian tissue cryopreservation has several potential advantages, such as the presence of many primordial follicles with oocyte arrest in diplotene of prophase of the first meiotic division, primordial follicles being theoretically less cryosensitive than mature oocyes, and preservation of the endocrinal function of the ovary.
The oocytes are arrested in the dictate stage, a prolonged diplotene stage of the first meiotic division also known as the germinal vesicle stage.
Mammalian oocytes are arrested at the diplotene stage until shortly before ovulation.
6 [micro]m) is possible to see 4 stages of early prophase: leptotene, zygotene, pachytene and diplotene.