An Atlas of Human Blastocysts

An Atlas of Human Blastocysts

By: Lucinda L. Veeck (author), Nikica Zaninovic (author)Hardback

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If you had a dependable method for determining the healthiest and most viable conceptus from a cohort of growing preembryos, replacing more than a single one in order to achieve good pregnancy rates would be moot. Sometime in the not-so-distant future, this may be a reality. Taking a step towards that future, An Atlas of Human Blastocysts vividly illustrates the typical and atypical morphology of mammalian blastocysts. The atlas demonstrates that extended culture of blastocysts is now achieveable in the laboratory and points us toward the day when it will be possible to choose between a number of healthy hatched blastocysts.

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Foreword Preface Overview of Human Preembryonic Development in vitro Metabolic Requirements During Preimplantation Development and the Formulation of Culture Media, D. Gardner and M. Lane Human Morulae in vitro Cell Allocation and Differentiation Human Blastocysts in vitro Pre-embryo Selection and Blastocyst Quality: How to Choose the Optimal Conceptus for Transfer Blastocyst Hatching Blastocyst Cryopreservation and Thawing Programmed Cell Death (apoptosis) in Human Blastocysts, K. Hardy, S. Spanos, and D.L. Becker Human Implantation, O. Davis and Z. Rosenwaks Human Embryonic Stem Cells, M. Amit and J. Itskovitz-Eldor The Mammalian Blastocyst as an Experimental Model, S.M. Mitalipov, H.-C. Kua, and D.P. Wolf The Moral Status of the Human Blastocyst, H.W. Jones, Jr. Glossary of Terms Abbreviation and Symbols Used for Embryology Documentation Human Blastocysts Illustrated Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/03/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781842141694
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9781842141694
  • weight: 1224
  • ISBN10: 1842141694

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