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Unformatted text preview: >protein kinase->progesterone Follicle to CL about 12 hour process First forms corpus hemorrhagicum (bloody!), then CL Bloody because the basement membrane is breaking down, theca cells are breaking apart, forming lots of new blood vessels CL = transient gland/structure only present on the ovary for a 2-3 week period, then regresses (luteolysis), then becomes a corpus albicans (white scar on the ovary) Oviduct: Houses embryo immediately after fertilization. Houses oocyte immediately prior to fertilization. Mucosa Ampulla and isthmus come together at the AI junction (where fertilization takes place) Infundibulum nearest to ovary. Small fingerlike projections on it called fimbria...
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- Spring '08