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Challenges to making an egg

Assembling egg cells involves cytoplasmic and nuclear processes that together enable embryonic development. A study now defines a set of transcription factors required for cytoplasmic, but not key nuclear, processes.

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Fig. 1: Diagrammatic representation of the generation of the female germ line from zygote formation through MII.


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Schultz, R.M., Eppig, J.J. Challenges to making an egg. Nat Cell Biol 23, 9–10 (2021).

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