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Table 2 Effect of the GM-CSF factor on the type of cortical granules dispersion (cytoplasmic maturation) of in vitro matured bovine oocytes

From: Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) enhances cumulus cell expansion in bovine oocytes

Treatment COC Type I Type II Type III
  (n) (%) (%) (%)
SOF 123 37/123 (30.1)a 18/123 (14.6)b 68/123 (55.3)c
SOF + GM-CSF (100 ng/ml) 133 42/133 (31.6)a 23/133 (17.3)b 68/133 (51.1)c
TCM* 159 28/159 (17.6)a 46/159 (2.9)b 85/159 (53.5)c
  1. a,b,c Different superscripts within columns indicate significant difference (P < 0.05).
  2. (There were 4 replicates for this experiment).