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Follicular Growth Ovulation and Fertilization

Molecular and Clinical Basis, 1st Edition

By Anand Kumar, A.K. Mukhopadhyay


278 pages

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pub: 2002-06-13
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Covering the subject at both the fundamental and applied levels, Follicular Growth, Ovulation and Fertilization highlights contraception, infertility management, environment, aging, and reproductive processes. Written by experts in their respective fields, the scientific contributions cover the basic aspects of reproductive biology with a special focus on fertility control and treatment of infertility. The book highlights the latest developments in reproductive biology and their connection to the emerging techniques in reproductive medicine including andrology, reproductive biology, and ovarian function.

Table of Contents



Heredity, Evolution and Population: A spiritual view


New Biology of FSH and LH

Neuroendocrinology of Aging in the Reproductive System: Gonadotropin Secretion as an Example

Neuroendocrine Regulation of Follicle-Stimulating Hormone

A Common Genetic Variant of Luteinizing Hormone: Physiological and Functional Consequences

Humanized Anti-hCG Antibodies for Safe and Wide Time Window Emergency Contraception


The Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory (StAR) Protein

Ovarian Hyperstimulation in Bonnet Monkeys Using Gonadotrophins

Developmental Expression of Estrogen Receptor -a and -b and Androgen Receptor in The Rat Ovary

Blocking of Ovarian Function Using an Antiprogestin ZK 98.299 in Bonnet Monkeys

Transforming Growth Factor B1 and B2 in Physiological Concentrations Enhances Oestradiol But Not Inhibin Release from Human Granulosa-Luteal Cells in Leukocytes Free Culture

Complex Regulation of the Ovarian Prorenin-Renin-Angiotensin-System by Hormones and Growth Factors

Expression of p450 SCC Gene in Ovaries by Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction: A Non-isotopic Riboprobe Based Assessment

Regulation of Folliculogenesis by Intraovarian peptide

Bacterial Modulations of Granulosa Cell Steroidogenesis

Genetic Analysis of Candidate Genes for Premature Ovarian Failure

Clinical and Endocrine Changes Following Medical (GnRH Analogue) and Surgical (Laparoscopic Electrocoagulation on Laser Vaporisation) Treatment in Patients with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Induction of Ovulation in Hypergonadotropic Amenorrhoea


Tools for Quality Assessment and Quality Management in Reproductive Techniques in Germany

Environmental Evaluation of Assisted Reproduction Techniques Laboratories Germany and in the United States of America

The New Importance of Testicular Biopsy in the Era of Assisted Reproduction

Hormonal Influence on the Fertilization Potential of Sperm

Hormonal Regulation of Acrosomal Exocytosis

Methodological Problems and Clinical Advantage of Cryopreservation of Ovarian Tissue

The Use of a 1.48m m Diode Laser in Assisted Reproduction

Oviduct: Phospholipase A2 (PLA2) and PLA2 Inhibitor Activities in Ewe Reproductive Tracts


Cloning and Characterisation of a Novel Apoptotic Gene in the Human Placenta


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MEDICAL / Reproductive Medicine & Technology