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Theca Cells

"Theca Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The flattened stroma cells forming a sheath or theca outside the basal lamina lining the mature OVARIAN FOLLICLE. Thecal interstitial or stromal cells are steroidogenic, and produce primarily ANDROGENS which serve as precusors of ESTROGENS in the GRANULOSA CELLS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Theca Cells" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Theca Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1999
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