zona pellucida

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thick membrane around the mammalian ovum

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In all species analyzed, the pellucid zone consists of two layers with a thickness, in the vitellogenic oocytes, varying between 3.
Neutral glycoproteins were detected in the follicular cells, pellucid zone, cortical alveoli and yolk globules of the six species studied due to the positive reaction to the PAS technique (Fig.
The aim of this study was to study the induction of the acrosomal reaction in mouse sperms with homologous- Pellucid Zone and heterologous- Pellucid Zone.
Keywords: sperm capacitation, acrosome reaction, pellucid zone.
Following the dechrorioning procedure, each oocyte is enucleated and fused with an isolated fibroblast which is inserted beneath the pellucid zone.