X inactivation-specific transcript expression in mouse oocytes and zygotes

Avner, Rachel; Wahrman, Jacob; Richler, Carmelit; Ayoub, Nabieh; Friedmann, Adam; Laufer, Neri; Mitrani-Rosenbaum, Stella
July 2000
MHR: Basic Science of Reproductive Medicine;Jul2000, Vol. 6 Issue 7
Academic Journal
Examines the differences between mouse and human X gene inactivation-specific transcript (Xist) expression in mouse unfertilized oocytes and in two pronuclei (PN)-stage zygotes. Localization of rare Xist mRNA molecules at early stages of development; Xist expression in oocytes; Difference in the pattern of expression among PN-stage embryos.


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