Volume of oocyte

Value 1 μL
Organism African clawed frog Xenopus laevis
Reference Christopher E. Sims and Nancy L. Allbritton. Analysis of single mammalian cells on-chip, Lab Chip, 2007, 7, 423 - 440, DOI: 10.1039/b615235j p.424 left column top paragraphPubMed ID17389958
Primary Source Ferrell JE Jr, Machleder EM. The biochemical basis of an all-or-none cell fate switch in Xenopus oocytes. Science. 1998 May 8 280(5365):895-8.PubMed ID9572732
Comments Can be calculated from oocyte radius of 0.65mm (BNID 101663) by assuming spherical shape. This volume is 3 orders of magnitude greater than human oocyte (BNID 101664)
Entered by Uri M
ID 106735