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Either of the two successive cell divisions of meiosis, with only one duplication of the chromosomes, that results in the formation of haploid gametes.
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(1996) were reported for the in vitro maturation of immature follicular oocytes that the nucleus of oocytes arrested at the prophase-I of the first maturation division
reinitiated maturation division
and reached the metaphase of the second meiosis by performing in vitro culture for 44-46 h.
of oocytes was induced with 2 [micro]M of 1-methyladenine (1-MeAde; Sigma-Aldrich, St.
Timing of the stages of the maturation divisions
, ovulation, fertilization and the first cleavage of eggs of adult mice treated with gonadotrophins.