in vitro maturation


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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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Failure to launch: aberrant cumulus gene expression during oocyte in vitro maturation. Reprod.
Additionally, several studies have suggested that modification of the in vitro maturation media can be associated with changes in gene expression not only in oocyte but also in blastocyst (Rizos et al., 2002; Lonergan et al., 2003; Wrenzycki et al., 2005; Nemcova et al., 2006; Warzych et al., 2007; Heinzmann et al., 2011; Diederich et al., 2012; Boruszewska et al., 2015).
Park, "Comparison of in vitro maturation media of immature oocytes: the effectiveness of blastocyst culture media," Fertility and Sterility, vol.
Hart, "In vitro maturation as an alternative to standard in vitro fertilization for patients diagnosed with polycystic ovaries: a comparative analysis of fresh, frozen and cumulative cycle outcomes," Human Reproduction, vol.
Effect of fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2) and insulin transferrin selenium (ITS) on in vitro maturation, fertilization and embryo development in sheep.
It was therefore hypothesized that serum in the in vitro maturation media can be replaced with FAF-BSA if fortified with epidermal growth factor.
(2001) found that the effect of exposing ovine oocytes to increased concentrations of urea in vivo prior to in vitro maturation, fertilization and culture was to reduce cleavage but not the developmental potential of cleaved eggs (21).
In vitro maturation medium should be close to the same environmental conditions in vivo in the female reproductive tract of the animal.
It was concluded that GTE at concentrations of 0.3 mg ml-1 IVM medium improvement the in vitro maturation and embryo development of sheep COC's to blastocyst stage.
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