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From: Evaluation of the association between exosomal levels and female reproductive system and fertility outcome during aging: a systematic review protocol

Search Query
#1 ‘exosome’/exp
#2 ‘exosome’:ab,ti
#3 #1 OR #2
#4 ‘fertility’/exp
#5 ‘fertility’:ab,ti
#6 ‘nidation’/exp
#7 ‘nidation’:ab,ti
#8 ‘embryo implantation’:ab,ti
#9 ‘oocyte’/exp
#10 ‘oocyte’:ti,ab
#11 ‘fetus maturity’/exp
#12 ‘fetus maturity’:ti,ab
#13 ‘germ cell’/exp
#14 ‘germ cell’:ti,ab
#15 ‘maturation’/exp
#16 ‘maturation’:ti,ab
#17 ‘growth’/exp
#18 ‘growth’:ab,ti
#19 #15 OR #16 OR #17 OR #18
#20 #13 OR #14
#21 #19 AND #20
#22 #4 OR #5 OR #6 OR #7 OR #8 OR #9 OR #10 OR #11 OR #12 OR #21
#23 #3 AND #22
#24 ‘aging’/exp
#25 aging:ab,ti
#26 #24 OR #25
#27 #23 AND #26