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- Ogawa, T., et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Journal of animal science 2010 v.88 no.10 pp. 3269-3279
- genes; gene expression; connexins; gap junctions; swine; oocytes; oogenesis; ovaries
- ... During mammalian oogenesis, intercellular communication between oocytes and the surrounding follicle cells through gap junction channels is crucial for oocyte development and maturation. The channel properties of gap junctions may be affected by the composition or combination of connexins, the expression of which is regulated by gonadotropins and other factors. Thus, identification and expression ...