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


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.