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Table 1 Summary of the patterns of c-kit and KITL staining intensities observed in preantral and antral follicles

From: Expression and localisation of c-kit and KITL in the adult human ovary

  Primordial Primary   Antral  
  OOC GC OOC GC OOC GC TH
c-kit ++/+++ ─/+ ++/+++ ─/+ n/a + +
KITL ─/+ ─/+ ─/+ ─/+ n/a +/++ +/++
  1. - negative; + weak; ++ moderate; +++ strong; n/a none available
  2. OOC, oocyte; GC, granulosa cells; TH; theca layer