Handout #5 - Student Version

Handout #5 - Student Version - TA Ishita Desai OH Th...

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TA: Ishita Desai OH: Th 10-11am Café Roma Section: Th 9-9:50am Center 217A [email protected] Handout #5 – TA Version FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM - Follicles. o Primordial follicles secondary follicles tertiary (mature) follicles This conversion and process is INDEPENDENT/DEPENDENT of hormone regulation. Primordial follicles contain: Primary oocyte: arrested at ___________________________ o These oocytes are ALL generated in the fetus. Granulosa cells Zona pellucida – surrounds plasma membrane Secondary oocyte _____________ surrounds the oocyte and consists of multiple layers of ____________________ . o _______________________________________) secreted Inhibits further development of the oocyte Secretes antral fluid high concentration of hormones Theca cells ( ____________) – secrete androgens Theca cells ( ____________ ) – contracting smooth muscle - Ovulated follicle corpus luteum hormones (more on this next section)
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Unformatted text preview: TA: Ishita Desai OH: Th 10-11am Café Roma Section: Th 9-9:50am Center 217A [email protected] General Hormonal Regulation with Female Repro-As usual: hypothalamus GnRH gonadotrophs (ant pit) FSH and LH-On what cells does LH act on and what are the effects?-Where are the actions and effects of FSH?-How does progesterone release trigger the death of endrometrial cells? TA: Ishita Desai OH: Th 10-11am Café Roma Section: Th 9-9:50am Center 217A [email protected] Practice Questions The greatest number of follicles in the ovaries of a woman is found during: A. The fetal period, in utero B. At birth C. At menarche D. Between 2 nd and 3 rd decades of life E. At menopause At what stage in oogenesis does the second meiotic division occur? A. After ovarian development in the fetus B. At birth C. At menarche D. At ovulation E. After fertilization...
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