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- Moussa, M.; Shu, J.; Zhang, X.H.; Zeng, F.
- Animal reproduction science 2015 v.155 pp. 11-27
- female fertility, etc ; cattle; embryogenesis; follicular development; heat stress; malnutrition; metabolism; oocytes; reactive oxygen species; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... The oocyte is a central regulator of multiple aspects of female fertility, including ovarian follicular development and early embryogenesis. During its prolonged diplotene arrest, the oocyte is subjected to endogenous (i.e., reactive oxygen species from metabolism) and exogenous (i.e., heat stress, malnutrition) sources of damage-inducing factors, which may lead to a progressive deterioration of o ...