The Microenvironment of the Human Antral Follicle: Interrelationships Among the Steroid Levels in Antral Fluid, the Population of Granulosa Cells, and the Status of the Oocyte in Vivo and in Vitro

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1979 Dec;49(6):851-60. doi: 10.1210/jcem-49-6-851.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Androstenedione / metabolism
  • Cell Count
  • Cells, Cultured
  • Dihydrotestosterone / metabolism
  • Estradiol / metabolism
  • Female
  • Granulosa Cells / cytology*
  • Humans
  • Meiosis
  • Middle Aged
  • Oocytes / physiology*
  • Ovarian Follicle / physiology*
  • Ovum / physiology*
  • Steroids / metabolism*

Substances

  • Steroids
  • Dihydrotestosterone
  • Androstenedione
  • Estradiol