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Influence of gonadotropins on ovarian follicle growth and development in vivo and in vitro

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 June 2017

Maxim Filatov
Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, bld. 12, Moscow 119991, Russia.
Yulia Khramova
Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, bld. 12, Moscow 119991, Russia.
Elena Parshina
Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, bld. 12, Moscow 119991, Russia.
Tatiana Bagaeva
Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, bld. 12, Moscow 119991, Russia.
Maria Semenova
Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, bld. 12, Moscow 119991, Russia.
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Gonadotropins are the key regulators of ovarian follicles development. They are applied in therapeutic practice in assisted reproductive technology clinics. In the present review we discuss the basic gonadotropic hormones – recombinant human follicle-stimulating hormone, its derivatives, luteinizing hormone and gonadotropin serum of pregnant mares, their origin, and application in ovarian follicle systems in in vitro culture systems.

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