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Granulosa

Granulosa --> stratum granulosum folliculi ovarici vesiculosi

The layer of small cells that forms the wall of an ovarian follicle.

Synonym: granular layer of a vesicular ovarian follicle, granulosa, membrana granulosa, stratum granulosum ovarii.


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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... during the second half of the follicular phase b. The midcycle surge of LH c. Fertilization d. The progesterone surge during the luteal phase 9. Granulosa cells are aspirated from a dominant follicle of a 25 year-old XX subject on day 11 of the menstrual cycle. Granulosa cells are then cultured ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
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Hypothalamin hormones

... In male, LH sometimes is called as ICSH (Interstitial Cell-Stimulating Hormone). Yes, you are correct, in female, testosterone is secreted by granulosa cells a.k.a. follicle cells of the ovary. By the existence of enzyme aromatase , this male sex hormone is converted into estrogens. Three ...

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by Dr.Stein
Fri Oct 20, 2006 2:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hypothalamin hormones
Replies: 15
Views: 8863

Hypothalamin hormones

... of testosterone in the ovaries...these testosterone are converted into estrogen right? what converts them...i read somewhere that adjacent granulosa cells converts testosterone to estrogen...if it is correct what really is this adjacent granulosa cells? can you explain a bit more :D yup, ...

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by Amrik
Thu Oct 19, 2006 4:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hypothalamin hormones
Replies: 15
Views: 8863

I need help with two questions

... b) one follicle becomes the dominant follicle c) a zona pellucida forms around the ovary d) about 10 to 25 of the preantral follicles form granulosa cells. I think the answer is "b" but then I might be mistaken. and the other question is.... Production of the gonadal sex hormones is a) ...

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by natakadrit
Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help with two questions
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Views: 1771

sex determination

... cells so switch it programme towards male mode of meotic division. whereas in absence of SRY exprssion in femal embyonic gonal makes the cells to granulosa preceursors, then these cells sends signlas to germ cells to undergo femal sex specific meiotic arrest. so sex is primearly decided by sex ...

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by sreenivas
Fri Sep 16, 2005 12:54 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: sex determination
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Views: 5869


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