follicular fluid


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follicular fluid

The liquid rich in heparin sulfate, hyaluronic acid, anti-müullerian hormone, defensins, and other chemicals that surrounds developing oocytes as they mature in the ovary.
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The follicular fluid was aspirated from the follicles 4 mm or above using a 19 gauge needle.
Follicular fluid content and oocyte quality: from single biochemical markers to metabolomics.
In humans, exosomal miRNAs present in follicular fluid were associated with hormonal concentrations, such as miR-132, miR-320, miR-520c-3p, miR-24, and miR-222 involved in the regulation of estradiol concentrations, while miR-24, miR-193b, and miR-483-5p are involved in the regulation of progesterone concentrations.
53) Several maturation-preventing factors have been identified in follicular fluid and granulosa cells.
Follicular fluid markers of oocyte developmental potential.
There were significant differences in percentage of completely expanded cumulus cells among concentration of goat follicular fluid [Table 1].
The class size and the mean ([+ or -]SD) follicular fluid concentrations of estradiol- 17[beta], progesterone and IGF-I in different size follicles and the serum values of the hormones assayed are shown in table I.
Increase in ovulation rate after treatment of ewes with bovine follicular fluid in the luteal phase of the oestrous cycle.
San Roman GA, Magoffin DA, Insulin like growth factor binding proteins in ovarian follicles from women with polycystic ovarian disease: cellular source and follicular fluid, J Clin Endocrinol Metab75: 1010, 1992.
Previous studies within this cohort have shown that serum CC concentrations were strongly correlated with follicular fluid concentrations (r-values: HCB, 0.

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