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Table 1 Cumulus expansion of COCs cultured in medium with various concentrations of AGT

From: Studies of the role of steroid hormone in the regulation of oocyte maturation in cattle

   Cumulus expansion (%)
Concentration of AGT (mM) Number of Oocytes examined 0 +1 +2 +3
Control 120 0a 12.4 ± 1.3c 25.0 ± 4.9e 62.5 ± 4.0g
0.25 120 0a 10.9±1.4c 26.7±0.9e 62.4±1.7g
0.50 120 0a 15.8 ± 3.6c 34.0 ± 3.1e 50.2 ± 1.6g
1.0 130 0a 50.8 ± 4.2d 38.4 ± 3.3e 10.8 ± 2.1h
10.0 140 76.8 ± 2.2b 23.2 ± 2.2c 0f 0i
  1. a-b, c–d, e–f, g–i : Columns with no common superscripts were significantly different (P < 0.05). Values are mean ± SEM of three different replicates. Control: COCs were incubated in medium without addition of AGT; AGT: aminoglutethimide.