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Stem cell therapy for female Infertility: Dream or Reality?

Rapid advancements in stem cell research have been a hope for the cure of several diseases and disorders including infertility. But a recent study by Swedish researchers from University of Gothenburg and Karolinska Institute questions the feasibility of female infertility treatment with stem cells. 479 more words


The Life of An Egg - Folliculogenesis And Oogenesis

I’ve been doing a TON of research over the last two days. Given the fertility clinic┬áhad no new ideas, and even suggested it might be time to call it a day as our chances with IVF were so uncertain, I think we are really on our own here. 1.830 more words

The Pregnancy Chronicles

Life Sciences: Human Reproduction- Oogenesis


  1. Diploid germinal epithelial cells divide mitotically and give rise to diploid oogonia
  2. From puberty oogonia grow and develop into primary diploid oocyte
  3. Primary oocytes unddergo meiosis and turn into haploid secondary oocytes and the polar body is formed…
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Where do we come from?

Before this blog delves into the science and ethics of reproductive medicine, I wanted to start from the beginning. I wanted to answer the question that we have no doubt all asked at one point in our lives: … 982 more words

Mouse eggs are busy Survivin

The process of getting eggs ready for fertilization in mammals is extremely complicated. With so many moving parts, it’s amazing that it actually goes right so much of the time. 823 more words

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