Fully-mature antral mouse oocytes are transcriptionally silent but their heterochromatin maintains a transcriptional permissive histone acetylation profile.
Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics (2011)
Oct-4 regulates the expression of Stella and Foxj2 at the Nanog locus: implications for the developmental competence of mouse oocytes.
Human reproduction (Oxford, England) (2009)
Maternal Oct-4 is a potential key regulator of the developmental competence of mouse oocytes.
BMC developmental biology (2008)
The position of the germinal vesicle and the chromatin organization together provide a marker of the developmental competence of mouse antral oocytes.
Reproduction (Cambridge, England) (2009)
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
January 2011 - Present
University of Eastern Piedmont
November 2009 - December 2010 (1 year 1 month)
University of Pavia, Italy
October 2006 - October 2009 (3 years)