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Table 3 Cumulus expansion of COCs incubated in conditioned medium and TCM-199 medium with or without 10 mM AGT

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

   Cumulus expansion (%)
Treatment Number of Oocytes examined 0 +1 +2 +3
TCM 120 0a 4.4 ± 3.5c 39.7 ± 3.5e 55.9 ± 1.7g
TCM+AGT 120 75.3 ± 1.8b 24.7 ± 1.8d 0f 0h
CM 120 0a 5.3 ± 4.3c 31.4 ± 1.9e 63.3 ± 3.9g
CM+AGT 130 0a 6.3 ± 2.8c 33.8 ± 5.5e 59.9 ± 1.3g
  1. a-b, c–d, e–f, g–h : Columns with no common superscripts were significantly different (P < 0.05). Values are mean ± SEM of three different replicates. TCM: TCM-199 medium; CM: conditioned medium; AGT: aminoglutethimide.