Concluding Summary and Remarks

Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology book series (ADVSANAT, volume 209)


For decades, it has been a black box to understand how tissue homeostasis is controlled in the ovary. Processes of proliferation such as growth and maturation of follicles and CL formation must be well balanced with events of involution such as follicular atresia and luteolysis.


Granulosa Cell Primordial Follicle Luteal Cell Preovulatory Follicle Thecal Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of AnatomyUniversity of LeipzigLeipzigGermany

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