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Oocyte Family Trees: Old Branches or New Stems?

  • Dori C. Woods,

    Affiliations: Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology, MGH Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Evelyn E. Telfer,

    Affiliation: Institute of Cell Biology and Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Jonathan L. Tilly mail

    jtilly@partners.org

    Affiliations: Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology, MGH Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: July 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002848

About the Authors

Dori C. Woods, Jonathan L. Tilly
Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology, MGH Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Dori C. Woods, Jonathan L. Tilly
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Evelyn E. Telfer
Institute of Cell Biology and Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: jtilly@partners.org

Competing Interests

DCW declares interest as a scientific consultant for OvaScience, Inc. (Cambridge, MA); JLT declares interest in intellectual property described in US Patent 7,955,846 and is a co-founder of OvaScience, Inc.; EET declares no competing interests.