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in vitro maturation

Abbreviation: IVM
An assisted reproduction technique in which an immature oocyte is nurtured in the laboratory until fertilized.
See also: maturation
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Embryonic stem cells release EGF, SCF, LIF, FGF2, TGF-[beta], and IGF (25,29), which are known to support IVM of oocytes.
To obtain serum free IVM medium, bovine serum albumin (BSA) is an alternate source for oocyte maturation (Wydooghe et al.
In order to determine effective concentrations of TF for improving oocyte maturation (Experiment 1), it was included in the IVM medium (TCM-199) at four concentrations (0, 1, 10, or 50 [micro]g/mL) during the entire maturation culture period of 44 h.
Diez (10) ml de leche bovina/ovina blanco (sin droga) con 0,5 ml de cultivo bacteriano activo diluido, fueron adicionadas con diferentes concentraciones de IVM (5, 20, 50, 100 y 1000 ng/ml) (n=3).
In addition, the respondents believed that IVM involving planting of trees (35%), draining of abandoned ponds (24%), and back-filling of brick pits with broken bricks (20%) would be among the best ways to tackle mosquito breeding.
The government had taken steps to revamp the auto industry and protect local manufacturers such as IVM, by announcing an upward review of a phased tariff that will climb up to 70%, on brand-new and second-hand vehicles imported into the country, as from April 2015.
sheep oocytes were used to investigate the effect and optimum concentration of GTE on IVM and developmental competence of sheep oocytes following IVF.
CoCs with two or more layer of granulosa cells and homogeneous granular ooplasm were selected to IVM procedure [1].
Triandy Suyatman, programme director at IVM, added: "Our growing relationship with Endemol is proving very successful and we are thrilled to have these exciting shows debuting on IVM this year.
Do not use the IVM and perform traditional appraisal procedures.
Dr Peter Sjoblom, unit manager of Nurture, the Nottingham University IVF clinic at Queen's Medical Centre (Nottingham, UK), and his colleagues found that IVM and OVF births were associated with higher than normal birth weight, increased caesareans as well as high miscarriage rates.