New! Sign up for our free email newsletter.
Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Folliculogenesis

In biology, folliculogenesis refers to the maturation of the ovarian follicle, a densely-packed shell of somatic cells that contains an immature oocyte.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Folliculogenesis", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories
 


Science News
December 6, 2023

Researchers report that mice display behavior that resembles self-recognition when they see themselves in the mirror. When the researchers marked the foreheads of black-furred mice with a spot of white ink, the mice spent more time grooming their ...
What wiped out the dinosaurs? A meteorite plummeting to Earth is only part of the story, a new study suggests. Climate change triggered by massive volcanic eruptions may have ultimately set the stage for the dinosaur extinction, challenging the ...
A recent trial of identical twins comparing vegan and omnivore diets found that a vegan diet improves overall cardiovascular ...
We humans are fixated on big brains as a proxy for smarts. But headless animals called brittle stars have no brains at all and still manage to learn through experience, new research reveals. These shy marine creatures have no brain to speak of -- ...
Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET