This is the PDF eBook version for Biology and Pathology of the Oocyte – Role in Fertility, Medicine and Nuclear Reprograming by Alan Trounson, Roger Gosden, Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter
Table of Contents
Preface; Part I. Historical Perspective: 1. Insights into the amphibian egg to understand the mammalian oocyte Kei Miyamoto and John B. Gurdon; Part II. Life Cycle: 2. Otogeny of the mammalian oocyte Anne Grete Byskov and Majken Nielsen; 3. Gene networks in oocyte meiosis Paula Cohen and Swapna Mohan; 4. Follicle formation and oocyte death Melissa E. Pepling; 5. The early stages of follicular growth Alain Gougeon; 6. Follicle and oocyte developmental dynamics Aaron J. W. Hsueh and Kazuhiro Kawamura; 7. Mouse models to identify genes throughout oogenesis Jia Peng, Qinglei Li and Martin M. Matzuk; Part III. Developmental Biology: 8. Structural basis for oocyte-granulosa cell interactions Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter and Carlos Plancha; 9. Differential gene expression mediated by oocyte/granulosa cell communication Saiichi Furukawa and Koji Sugiura; 10. Hormones and growth factors in the regulation of oocyte maturation Marco Conti; 11. Getting into and out of oocyte maturation Hayden Homer; 12. Chromosome behavior and spindle formation in mammalian oocytes Heide Schatten and Qing-Yuan Sun; 13. Transcription, accumulation, storage, recruitment, and degradation of maternal mRNA in mammalian oocytes Santhi Potireddy, Dasari Amarnath and Keith E. Latham; 14. Setting the stage for fertilization: transcriptome and maternal factors Scott Coonrod; 15. Egg activation: initiation and decoding of Ca2+ signalling John Carroll and Karl Swann; 16. In vitro growth and differentiation of oocytes Hang Yin and Roger Gosden; 17. Metabolism of the follicle and oocyte in vivo and in vitro Helen M. Picton and Karen E. Hemmings; 18. Improving oocyte maturation in vitro Jeremy G. Thompson and Robert B. Gilchrist; Part IV. Imprinting and Reprogramming: 19. Human genes modulating primordial germ-cell and haploid gamete formation Valerie L. Baker, Ruth Lathi and Renee A. Reijo Pera; 20. In vitro differentiation of germ cells from stem cells Fumihiro Sugawa, Karin Hübner and Hans R. Schöler; 21. Parthenogenesis and parthenogenetic stem cells Tiziana A. L. Brevini and Fulvio Gandolfi; 22. Epigenetic consequences of stomatic cell nuclear transfer and induced pluripotent stem cell reprogramming Jose Cibelli, Victoria L. Mascetti and Roger A. Pedersen; 23. Primate and human somatic cell nuclear transfer Rita P. Cervera and Shoukhrat Mitalipov; Part V. Pathology: 24. Gene expression in human oocytes Gayle M. Jones and David S. Cram; 25. Omics as tools for oocyte selection Marc-André Sirard and Isabelle Gilbert; 26. The legacy of mitocondrial DNA Helen A. L. Tuppen, Mary Herbert and Doug M. Turnbull; 27. Relative contribution of advanced age and reduced follicle pool size on reproductive success: the quantity-quality enigma Frank Broekmans and Madeleine Dólleman; 28. Cellular origin of age-related aneuploidy in mammalian oocytes Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter and Roger Gosden; 29. Alterations in the gene expression of aneuploid oocytes and associated cumulus cells Dagan Wells; 30. Transgenerational risks by exposure in utero Miguel A. Velazquez and Tom P. Fleming; 31. Obesity and oocyte quality Rebecca L. Robker and Robert J. Norman; 32. Safety of ovarian stimulation Dominic Stoop, Ellen Anckaert and Johan Smitz; 33. Oocyte epigenetics and the risks for imprinting disorders associated with assisted reproduction Serge McGraw and Jacquetta Trasler; 34. Genetic basis for primary ovarian insufficiency Luca Persani, Stephanie Sherman and Lawrence Nelson; Part VI. Technology and Clinical Medicine: 35. Polar body screening for aneuploidy in human oocytes Luca Gianaroli, M. Christina Magli and Anna P. Ferraretti; 36. Cytopreservation of oocytes Alan Trounson and Laura Rienzi; 37. Transplantation of ovarian tissue or immature oocytes to preserve and restore fertility in humans Sherman Silber, Natalie Barbey and David Silber; Index.