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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In vitro maturation and the fertilization and developmental competence of oocytes recovered from untreated polycystic ovarian patients.
It was therefore hypothesized that serum in the in vitro maturation media can be replaced with FAF-BSA if fortified with epidermal growth factor.
showed that the presence of ammonium during in vitro maturation negatively influences subsequent embryonic development, although parthenogenetically activated embryos appear to be more sensitive to the negative effects of ammonium during oocyte maturation than do IVF embryos (24).
E2 and P4 production by cumulus cells after 22 and 44 h of in vitro maturation of oocytes in absence (control) or in presence of 1 [micro]g/mL QT or 1 [micro]g/mL TF.
Effects og hnRNA and protein synthesis inhibition on chromosome condensation and H-1 and MAP kinase activities during in vitro maturation of porcine oocyte.
3 mg ml-1 seems to improve the in vitro maturation rate of sheep oocytes and the morula and blastocyst formulation rate.
hybrida microspores' viability, average diameter and developmental stages in vitro maturation after different days
Effect of glutathione stimulation during in vitro maturation of ovine oocytes on embryo development and intracellular peroxide content.
Consequently thiol compounds such as cysteamine can be used as tools to enhance the efficiency of bovine oocytes in vitro maturation.
Oocyte competence for in vitro maturation is associated with histone h1 kinase activity and is influenced by estrous cycle stage in the mare.
In conventional in vitro maturation studies, oocytes were cultured in groups in 50-100 [micro]l droplets of TCM-199 supplemented with serum and gonadotrophins at 38.
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