Cornelia Channing or “Nina” as she was known to most of us in the field of reproductive biology was a professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Maryland Medical School. She was a pioneer in studying the regulation of ovarian follicles and corpora lutea and was perhaps best known for her studies with Alex Tsafriri on oocyte maturation inhibitor (OMI).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Bettendorf
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  1. 1.Abteilung für klinische und experimentelle EndokrinologieUniversitäts-FrauenklinikHamburgBundesrepublik Deutschland

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