Ovarian epithelium regeneration by Lgr5(+) cells.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Lgr5, a marker of stem cells in many organs, is found expressed in cells scattered through the ovarian epithelium that expand to repair and regenerate the damaged ovarian surface after each ovulation. Lgr5-positive stem cells in the ovary and the fimbria of the oviduct may be critical cells of origin for ovarian cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Capel, B

Published Date

  • August 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 743 - 744

PubMed ID

  • 25082199

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1476-4679

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ncb3020


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England