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Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Caption: Researchers have identified a protein which is important for the death of egg cells in the ovaries. The finding could lead to new ways to prevent infertility in cancer patients and delay premature menopause. Associate Professor Clare Scott, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, and Professor Martha Hickey, The Royal Women's Hospital and The University of Melbourne, discuss the significance of the finding, which was made by researchers at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Monash University and Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia.
Credit: The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia
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