The control of chromosome division during female meiosis [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Prof Keith Thomas Jones

Brief description Mammalian eggs are stored life-long and finally mature in the hours before ovulation. This project examines how the chromosomes in the egg are separated properly so as to produce a mature egg capable of being fertilized by a sperm. Often in eggs chromosome division is imprecisely executed, and this project will help us understand why this occurs.

Funding Amount $330,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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