GDF.aj.9

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GDF.aj.9

A gene on chromosome 5q31.1 that encodes a member of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily, which is expressed in oocytes and required for ovarian folliculogenesis.
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Genomic analyses facilitate identification of receptors and signalling pathways for growth differentiation factor 9 and related orphan bone morphogenetic protein/growth differentiation factor ligands.
Bone morphogenetic protein 15 and growth differentiation factor 9 co-operate to regulate granulosa cell function in ruminants.
Growth differentiation factor 9 is antiapoptotic during follicular development from preantral to early antral stage.
Novel variants in growth differentiation factor 9 in mothers of dizygotic twins.
Growth differentiation factor 9 regulates expression of the bone morphogenetic protein antagonist gremlin.
Abnormal expression of growth differentiation factor 9 and bone morphogenetic protein 15 in stimulated oocytes during maturation from women with polycystic ovary syndrome.