The relation between levels of selected PCB congeners in human serum and follicular fluid
A randomized, double-blind, controlled trail of the effect of adding follicular fluid
meiosis activating sterol in an ethanol formulation to donated human cumulus-enclosed oocytes before fertilization.
Matrix metalloproteinases-2 and -9 activities in bovine follicular fluid
of different-sized follicles: Relationship to intra-follicular inhibin and steroid concentrations.
To our knowledge, this is the first indication of the importance of follicular fluid
HDL particle variability within a woman in assisted human reproduction, rather than just differences between women," said Bloom.
Effect of polychlorinted biphenyls (PCBs) and 1,1,1-trichloro-2,2,-bis (4-chlorophenyl)-ethane DDT) in follicular fluid
on the results of in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer (IVF-ET) programs.
The researchers even revealed that the finding was later replicated in a larger study, wherein they analysed the follicular fluid
of 148 women and found bacteria in the fluid of all but one woman.
The aspirated follicular fluid
was collected in 50-ml tubes containing modified Dulbeccos phosphate buffered saline (mDPBS), supplemented with 1% fetal calf serum (Gibco) and 125 IU/ml heparin (Sigma).
Robker and her colleagues measured hormone and metabolite levels in follicular fluid
obtained from the subjects' ovaries during their egg collection procedures.
Breast milk, breast cyst fluid, ovarian cancer ascites, and CVF contained the highest concentrations of KLKS, with lower concentrations found in seminal plasma, follicular fluid
, breast cancer cytosol, amniotic fluid, saliva, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and urine.
Relationships among concentrations of steroids, insulin-like growth factor-I, and insulin-like growth factor binding proteins in ovarian follicular fluid
of beef cattle".
Japanese researchers have demonstrated that periovarian adhesions interfere with diffusion of gonadotropins into the follicular fluid
during IVF treatment, affecting both the follicular human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) concentration and the ratio between follicular hCG and serum hCG concentration (Hum.
2003); the insecticides chlordane, dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), heptachlor epoxide, and hexachlorobenzene (HCB) were found in ovarian follicular fluid
from women undergoing in vitro fertilization in Halifax, Hamilton, and Vancouver, Canada (Jarrell et al.