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.
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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.
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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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Heterogeneity in sexual bipotentiality and plasticity of granulosa cells in developing mouse ovaries.
Recently we have emphasized, as discussed in detail later, that occasional granulosa cell tumors have thecoma-like foci and if those areas are not evaluated by a reticulin stain, a thecoma misdiagnosis is quite possible.
Fas ligand expression and mediated activation of an apoptosis program in bovine follicular granulosa cells. Gene.
The pellet containing granulosa cells were aseptically harvested by aspiration from follicles with a 25-gauge needle and released in medium.
A stronger (P<0.05) labeling intensity was found in granulosa cells of follicles in the AN30 treatment, compared to the noncultured control, cultured control, and AA treatments.
Pavithran, "Recent advances in granulosa cell tumor ovary: a review," Indian Journal ofSurgical Oncology, vol.
The granulosa cells produce progesterone, de novo, from cholesterol and pregnenolone and has the capacity to convert progesterone to testosterone but not to oestrogen.
Transactivation of micrornA-320 by microRNA-383 regulates granulosa cell functions by targeting E2F1 and SF-1 proteins.
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.