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How the Body Picks the Best Egg

News   Sep 28, 2018 | Original Press Release from UC Davis

 
Mechanism of Oocyte Quality Control Revealed

Ovaries of mice lacking the rnf212 gene (lower panels) had more oocytes than wild type mice (upper panels). Rnf212 seems to act as a quality check that tags flawed oocytes for destruction. Credit: Huanyu Qiao and Neil Hunter, UC Davis

 
 
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