blastulation


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blastulation

 [blas″tu-la´shun]
conversion of the morula to the blastula by development of a blastocoele.

blas·tu·la·tion

(blas'tū-lā'shŭn),
Formation of the blastula or blastocyst from the morula.

blastulation

the transformation of the morula into a blastocyst or blastula by the development of a central cavity, the blastocoele.

blas·tu·la·tion

(blas'chŭ-lā'shŭn)
Formation of the blastula or blastocyst from the morula.

blastulation

conversion of the morula to the blastula by development of a blastocele.
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Regarding the time of blastulation, it has been shown that the kinetics of bovine embryo development is affected by serum supplementation during IVM-IVF and embryo culture as the first and fourth cell cycles are prolonged by 4-5 hr in the absence of serum during IVM-IVF which in turn can influence the time of blastulation (12).
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DMAE added to the embryos at the two-cell stage in concentrations of 100-400 [micro]M did not alter cleavage divisions or blastulation, but at very high concentrations (600-800 [micro]M), cleavages were inhibited (Figures 2 and 3).
Additional outcome measures included: fertilization, cleavage, blastulation, and implantation in embryos derived from vitrified and control oocytes.