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Rebecca Krisher

Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals

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Oocyte Physiology and Development in Domestic Animals reviews the most recent advances in the research of physiological and biochemical mechanisms underlying oocyte growth and development, providing readers with the fundamental understanding of these key processes and summarizing this important field of research.

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Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1 Oocyte Development before and during Folliculogenesis Melissa Pepling 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Germ Cell Cyst and Ovigerous Cord Formation 1.3 Meiotic Entry and Progression 1.4 Follicle Formation 1.5 Follicle Development 1.6 Steroid Hormone Signaling in Oocyte Development 1.7 Summary References Chapter 2 The In Vitro Culture of Ovarian Follicles: A Brief History and Current Considerations Bahar Uslu and Joshua Johnson 2.1 Introduction 2.2 A Brief Historical Review of In Vitro Follicle Culture 2.3 State-of-the-Art In Vitro Follicle Culture 2.4 The Future of Ovarian Follicle Culture Acknowledgments References Chapter 3 Regulation of Oocyte Meiotic Resumption by Somatic Cells Masayuki Shimada 3.1 Meiotic Resumption Is Negatively Regulated in a cAMP-Dependent Manner 3.2 The Regulation of cAMP Level in Mouse Oocytes 3.3 The Expression and Roles of PDEs in both Cumulus Cells and Oocytes in Domestic Animals 3.4 Closure of Gap Junctional Communication 3.5 How to Activate the ERK1/2 Pathway in Cumulus Cells of COC 3.6 ERK1/2 in Cumulus Cells Is Required for Meiotic Resumption 3.7 Dynamic Changes of Kinase Activities within Oocytes 3.8 Conclusion References Chapter 4 Oocyte-Secreted Factors in Domestic Animals Jeremy G. Thompson, David G. Mottershead, and Robert B. Gilchrist 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Historical Background 4.3 Localization and Specificity 4.4 Structure and Genetic Diversity of Gdf9 and Bmp15 4.5 Signalling Mechanisms of Gdf9 and Bmp15 4.6 Roles of Oocyte-Secreted Factors 4.7 Manipulation and Use in Reproductive Technologies 4.8 Concluding Remarks References Chapter 5 MicroRNAs in Oocyte Physiology and Development Dawit Tesfaye, Md M. Hossain, and Karl Schellander 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Biogenesis of miRNA 5.3 Recognition and Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Target mRNA by miRNA 5.4 miRNA in Germ Cell Differentiation and Oogenesis 5.5 Expression and Regulation of miRNA in Oocyte Development 5.6 miRNAs in Oocyte Maturation and Competence 5.7 miRNAs as Temporal Regulatory Cascades of Maternal mRNA Translation 5.8 miRNAs in Oocyte Development in Relation to Endocrine Control 5.9 miRNA Regulation of Epigenetic Mechanisms in the Oocyte 5.10 Strategic Approaches and Challenges to Study the Role of miRNAs in Oocytes 5.11 Concluding Remarks References Chapter 6 Bovine Oocyte Gene Expression: Identification of Functional Regulators of Early Embryogenesis Swamy K. Tripurani, Jianbo Yao, and George W. Smith 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Potential Contribution of Oocyte-Specific Transcriptional and Post-Transcriptional Regulators to Bovine Oocyte Competence: Available Evidence and Gaps in Knowledge 6.3 Maternal Oocyte-Derived Factors Required Specifically for Early Embryogenesis 6.4 Functional Genomics Studies of Bovine Oocyte Competence and Early Embryogenesis: Identification of Novel Mediators 6.5 Conclusions References Chapter 7 Epigenetic Modifications during Mammalian Oocyte Growth and Meiotic Progression Claudia Baumann, Maria M. Viveiros, and Rabindranath De La Fuente 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Conclusion References Chapter 8 Oocyte Calcium Homeostasis Zoltan Machaty 8.1 Significance of Ca2+ 8.2 Signaling by Ca2+ 8.3 Ca2+ Signaling in Oocytes 8.4 Summary References Chapter 9 Oocyte Metabolism and Its Relationship to Developmental Competence Rebecca L. Krisher and Jason R. Herrick 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Energy Substrates, In Vivo and In Vitro 9.3 Limitations of Oocyte Metabolism Assessment 9.4 Mitochondrial Function in the Oocyte 9.5 Cattle Oocyte Metabolism 9.6 Pig Oocyte Metabolism 9.7 Mouse Oocyte Metabolism 9.8 Oocyte Metabolism in Other Species 9.9 Oocyte Metabolism of Fatty Acids 9.10 Oocyte Metabolism Controls Meiosis: A View across Species 9.11 Oocyte Metabolism and Redox Balance 9.12 The Relationship between Oocyte Metabolism and Oocyte Quality 9.13 Maternal Diet and Disease Can Alter Oocyte Metabolism 9.14 Oocytes and the Warburg Effect 9.15 Conclusions References Chapter 10 Screening for Oocyte Competence Marc-Andr´e Sirard and Mourad Assidi 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Concept of Oocyte Competence 10.3 Influence of Follicular Parameters on Oocyte Competence 10.4 Morphological Changes of the COC Associated with Competence 10.5 Biochemical Changes within the COC Associated with Competence 10.6 The Use of Coasting to Induce Competence in Large Mammals 10.7 The Use of Genomic/Gene Expression in Follicular Cells to Assess Oocyte Competence 10.8 The Use of Genomic/Gene Expression in Cumulus Cells to Assess Oocyte Competence 10.9 Signaling Pathways Involved in Competence Stimulation 10.10 Conclusion References Chapter 11 In Vitro Maturation Environment Affects Developmental Outcome Pat Lonergan 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Oocyte Maturation in Vivo 11.3 In Vitro Embryo Production 11.4 Improving Oocyte Competence before Removal from the Follicle 11.5 Improving Oocyte Competence after Removal from the Follicle 11.6 Effect of Oocyte Environment on Embryo Gene Expression 11.7 Use of IVM in Practice in Cattle 11.8 Long-Term Consequences of in Vitro Maturation 11.9 Concluding Comments References Abbreviations Index
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248 pagina's
Januari 2013
632 gram
251 x 180 x 17 mm
John Wiley & Sons Inc us

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