Welcome to IVF
Welcome to IVF
Welcome to IVF
-11. What are cumulus cells and what is their function?
Cumulus cells surround the oocyte (egg) during maturation of the egg in the women’s ovary. They continue to surround the egg at the time of ovulation. They are embedded in a matrix, which contains hyaluronic acid. Cumulus cells nurture the egg prior to and after ovulation.