Consideration of Multiple Components is Vital to IVF Success

Smith, Gary D.
March 2013
Fertility Weekly;3/25/2013, p11
Academic Journal
The article focuses on evolution embryo preservation. Embryos were initially kept in cultures comprising of complex biological fluids. Role of incubators in embryo preservation increased with regulation of media pH and temperature. Advances in incubators used in assisted reproductive technology (ART) removed the negative effects of removal of gametes and embryo from incubators. Development of proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy has led to better monitoring of embryo health.


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