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Development (2017) 144 (5): 897–904.
Published: 1 March 2017
... the axis in terms of cellular components. This polarization occurs during oocyte maturation. Oocytes within the gonad have the germinal vesicle (GV) close to the future animal pole. When the GVs of full-grown oocytes were experimentally translocated to the opposite pole by centrifugal force, every aspect...
Includes: Supplementary data
Development (1985) 89 (Supplement): 17–34.
Published: 1 November 1985
... proteins are released into the egg plasm. The germinal vesicle breakdown (GVBD), however, is not the only aspect of the maturation process. Numerous biochemical events were found to occur (for review see Masui & Clarke, 1979). The whole interior of the am- phibian oocyte is remodelled by extensive...