gonocyte


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gonocyte

(ˈɡɒnəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Biology) an oocyte or spermatocyte
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Fetal gonocyte markers, including OCT3/4, NANOG, placental alkaline phosphatase (PLAP), podoplanin (D2-40), and stem cell factor (SCF), stain IGCNU but not normal, hypertrophic, multinucleated, or reactively enlarged spermatogonia.
6] suggests that the effect of the exposure may delay gonocyte development, and decrease fetal body weight and testis weight.
5, or postnatal day (PND) 4--time points chosen to reflect the period before, during, and after the appearance of DBP-induced MNGs and gonocyte aggregation.
Fetal mouse phthalate exposure shows that gonocyte multinucleation is not associated with decreased testicular testosterone.
Human germ cell tumors are considered to have an in utero origin, and androgens are required for progression of the transformed gonocyte (fetal germ cell) or carcinoma in situ (CIS) to a germ cell tumor in humans.
Key words: anti-Mullerian hormone, environmental chemicals, follicle-stimulating hormone, FSH, gonocyte, inhibin-A, Leydig cell, LH, peritubular myoid cell, Sertoli cell, sewage sludge, testosterone.
According to previous studies, co-expression of UCHL1 and promyelocyticleukaemia zinc finger protein PLZF in gonocytes and spermatogonia induced self-renewal and prevented differentiation (20).
From Gonocytes to Testicular Cancer: The Role of Impaired Gonadal Development: Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts and Christina E.
2007) showed the in vitro culture of gonocytes, a primitive germ cell (PGC), for up to 7 days.