experimental embryology


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experimental embryology

the study and analysis through experimental techniques of the factors, mechanisms, and relationships that determine and influence prenatal development.
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The mice originated from the mouseraising facility in the Department of Experimental Embryology.
The history of modern experimental embryology and regeneration shows the influence that these views have had on those who have followed the new work.
It has generally been thought that this transformation is triggered by chemical and physical influences from other tissues, such as lens or cornea, but some, including the father of experimental embryology, Hans Spemann, have suggested that perhaps external induction or force is not necessary.
It has generally been thought that this transformation is triggered by chemical and physical influences from other tissues, such as lens or comea, but some, including the father of experimental embryology, Hans Spemann, have suggested that perhaps external induction or force is not necessary.
At Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford and London there was a potent mix of cell culture methods, micromanipulation techniques and experimental embryology, and, later, molecular methods of tracking and testing gene action; these rapidly enabled breakthroughs such as the discovery of imprinting, while also enabling many practical applications, such as cryopreservation of sperm, human contraception and the cloning of livestock.

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