Monday, May 16, 2022

Ovary

How egg cells get so big?

Oocyte growth relies on physical phenomena that drive smaller cells to dump their contents into a larger cell.

Different women’s eggs attract different men’s sperm

According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, human eggs appear to "choose" which sperm will become the...

Ovarian reserve is not associated with risk of obesity or diabetes

Ovarian reserve means the reproductive potential left within a woman's two ovaries based on the number and quality of eggs. It can be defined...

Egg stem cells do not exist, study

The human ovary orchestrates sex hormone production and undergoes monthly structural changes to release mature oocytes. The outer lining of the ovary (cortex) has...

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