corpus luteum

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yellow endocrine tissue that forms in a ruptured Graafian follicle following the release of an ovum

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The CL is a heterogeneous tissue consisting of endothelial cells, steroidogenic luteal cells, as well as fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, and immune cells.
Genistein was found to inhibit basal and stimulated P4 production by human, rat and bovine granulosa cells as well as porcine theca and luteal cells (Makarevich et al.
Within a week or so, the luteal cells stop making progesterone and die.
Insulin-like growth factor-I regulates aromatase activity in human granulosa and granulosa luteal cells.
This is a key chemical pathway that affects not only ovulation, but egg cell maturation and granulosa cell differentiation into luteal cells," Dr.
Similarly, we observed caspase-3 immunoreactivity more frequently in the granulosa cells of the degenerating (atretic) follicles (Figure 2C, b-c) and in the luteal cells of the corpus luteum (Figure 2C, f-g) in ovaries of the BPA-treated groups compared with controls (Figure 2C, a-e).
In this study, a reduction in the diameter of the corpus luteum in the diabetic + metformin was compared with the other groups Luteal cells is probably due to decreased lipid reserves because metformin addition to the above-mentioned effects and plasma leptin levels, reduce fat stores [25,26].