eggs

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kbroady
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eggs
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2012-11-09 00:40:38
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  1. infertility
    couple having unprotected sex for 1 year and not becoming pregnant
  2. a fertile male has __% normal sperm
    12%
  3. 3 parameters of male fertility
    • sperm count
    • sperm motility
    • sperm morphology
  4. Kartagener Syndrome
    • immotile cilia
    • respiratory infections
    • left-right situs inversus
    • (fertility can be restored using ICSI)
  5. achondroplasia is related to
    advanced paternal age
  6. what happens to sperm as men age?
    • decline in sperm count, motility, morphology
    • increase in Apert syndrome,¬†achondroplasia,¬†schizophrenia
  7. arrest of eggs timeline
    prophase of meiosis I to metaphase of meiosis II
  8. follicle
    egg + fluid + surrounding somatic cells
  9. number of ova during fetal life?
    number of ova ovulated?
    • approx 7 million
    • 480
  10. percentage of ova present at birth that will be ovulated
    1%
  11. when does completion of meiosis II in eggs occur?
    after entry of sperm into egg
  12. follicle cells
    • surrounding somatic cells of ova
    • some stay with egg after ovulation
    • support oocyte development with factors (incl. c-Kit)
    • responsible for keeping egg in arrest
  13. age effects on eggs
    • increase in nondisjunctions
    • decrease in number and survival of eggs

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