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Society for Reproduction and Fertility Annual Conference 2016

Winchester, UK
11 Jul 2016 - 11 Jul 2016

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SRF Distinguished Scientist Lecture

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Making a good egg

Carroll John

A mature fertile oocyte is the foundation of successful embryo development. This central role in the propagation of the species renders the oocyte a focus for research in fundamental cell biology as well as in clinical research, where understanding oocyte biology provides new insights into the treatment of infertility.Making a good egg requires many critical processes including dramatic changes in the properties and volume of the cytoplasm, cell-cell int...