follicle


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any small spherical group of cells containing a cavity

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Unfortunately, traditional markers such as follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinising hormone (LH), estradiol and inhibin B, all exhibit low sensitivity in the initial stages of OR damage.
2011), However, whether miR-378 also regulates follicle development remains unknown.
Hair follicle stem cells are long-lived cells in the hair follicle; they are present in the skin and produce hair throughout a person's lifetime.
The excess sebum mixes with dead skin cells to form a plug in the follicle causing the blockage.
Conversely, they increased lactate production genetically in the mice, speeding up hair follicle stem cell activation, increasing the hair cycle.
1 Early exposure of androgens either due to environmental or genetic factors in young females can cause polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) like symptoms, which exhibits an increase in the number of growing preantral and antral follicles and an arrest of growth of follicle in midantral follicle stage, leading to antrum expansion, increased granulosa cell degeneration and, development of cystic follicles with thin granulosa cell walls.
BMP15 has been shown to regulate granulosa cell differentiation (13) and it is also involved in the selection of dominant follicle.
announced today a partnership to develop technologies and products for treating alopecia (hair loss) through the regeneration of hair follicles.
Objective: To observe the protective effect of Nigella sativa on number of cystic follicles in Letrozole induced polycystic ovaries in mice.
4) Research shows that stem cells reside at the base of each hair follicle where they facilitate hair regeneration.
Empty follicle syndrome (EFS) is a condition in which no oocytes are retrieved from the mature follicle after ovulation induction in in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles.
Ultrasonographic measurements of ovarian volume and antral follicle count are of clinical importance as diagnostic features of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and as a parameter in estimation of ovarian follicular reserve in infertility care.
1991), and tends to lead to trade-offs in seed production, resulting in fewer seeds per follicle (Cramer and Midgley 2009).
In routine, eCG has been used to induce follicle maturation and to attain better oocyte and/or corpus letuem (CL) quality for obvious increase in pregnancy rate (Bo et al.