granulosa cell


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gran·u·lo·sa cell

a cell of the membrana granulosa lining the vesicular ovarian follicle that becomes a granulosa lutein of the corpus luteum after ovulation.

gran·u·lo·sa cell

(gran'yū-lō'să sel)
A cell of the membrana granulosa lining the vesicular ovarian follicle that becomes a luteal cell of the corpus luteum after ovulation.

granulosa cell

One of the many cuboidal cells that surround and nurture the maturing oocyte.
See: follicular cell (2)
See also: cell
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Regulation of insulin-like growth factor I biosynthesis in porcine granulosa cells.
The data from the three assays, expressed as geometric means with 5th and 95th percentiles, were grouped by cancer class into seven main groups: controls, serous cancers, mucinous cancers, and granulosa cell cancers, a miscellaneous series of ovarian cancers, an all-ovarian cancer group, and nonovarian cancers (Table 1).
Localization of aromatase cytochrome P450: The signal for P450 arom was always absent or weak in 150-300 [micro]m early-small antral follicles, regardless of the the treatment (Figure 2) while it was present in the cytoplasm of granulosa cells in >300 [micro]m large antral follicles.
The phytoestrogen quercetin impairs steroidogenesis and angiogenesis in swine granulosa cells in vitro .
However, little is known about the specific functions of miRNAs in bovine granulosa cells (bGCs).
Immunohistochemical Profile of Ovarian Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors Versus Ovarian Carcinomas Sertoli Ovarian AGCT Cell/SLCT Carcinomas [alpha]- + + - Inhibin Calretinin + + -/+ CK AE1/AE3 -/+ -/+ + (punctate pattern) CK7 - - + EMA - - + FOXL2 + + - SF1 + + - Abbreviations: AGCT, adult granulosa cell tumor; CK, cytokeratin; EMA, epithelial membrane antigen; FOXL2, forkhead box protein L2; SF1, steroidogenic factor 1; SLCT, Sertoli/Leydig cell tumor; +, positive; /, negative; -/+, focal or patchy positivity.
Thirty four out of 36 Granulosa cell tumours (32 out of 33 adult and 2 out 3 juvenile granulosa cell tumours), all cases of sertoli leydig cell tumours, three of fibroma/ thecoma cases and one case of microcystic stromal tumour.
In vitro development of growing oocytes from fetal mouse oocytes: stage-specific regulation by stem cell factor and granulosa cells.
Androgens predominantly targeted granulosa cells, which showed that TP had no direct effect on the number of primary follicles, which neither increased nor decreased after the administration of TP.
Granulosa cell tumors belong to the sex cord-stromal tumor group and are divided into adult granulosa cell tumor and JGCT subtypes (1).
The absence of ER-P results in altered gene expression in ovarian granulosa cells isolated from in vivo preovulatory follicles.
Prolactin can also decrease progesterone production by granulosa cells when grown in culture.