Ovarian stem cells and aging


Hosni W., Bastu E.

CLIMACTERIC, vol.15, no.2, pp.125-132, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/13697137.2011.636848
  • Title of Journal : CLIMACTERIC
  • Page Numbers: pp.125-132

Abstract

Objective To review successes to date in the field of ovarian stem cell research and discuss the evidence supporting their potential to rejuvenate the follicular pool during adult life; to present factors that may contribute to their competence; and to address the question of why menopause is an inevitable outcome of advanced age if ovarian stem cells exist.