Human Fertility

Methods and Protocols

  • Zev Rosenwaks
  • Paul M. Wassarman

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1154)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Yi-Nan Lin, Martin M. Matzuk
      Pages 25-37
    3. Livio Casarini, Manuela Simoni
      Pages 75-90
    4. Queenie V. Neri, Jennifer Hu, Zev Rosenwaks, Gianpiero D. Palermo
      Pages 91-119
    5. Nikica Zaninovic, Qiansheng Zhan, Zev Rosenwaks
      Pages 121-144
    6. Robert L. Barbieri
      Pages 145-169
    7. Jack Yu Jen Huang, Zev Rosenwaks
      Pages 171-231
    8. Michael Funaro, Darius A. Paduch
      Pages 233-250
    9. Yuval Or, Edi Vaisbuch, Zeev Shoham
      Pages 251-260
    10. Roger G. Gosden
      Pages 261-268
  3. Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-269
    2. David Reichman, Zev Rosenwaks
      Pages 289-304
    3. O. Hamdine, F. J. Broekmans, B. C. J. M. Fauser
      Pages 305-328
    4. Lucinda Veeck Gosden
      Pages 343-360
    5. Peter J. Stahl, Peter N. Schlegel, Marc Goldstein
      Pages 361-384
    6. Gianpiero D. Palermo, Justin Kocent, Devin Monahan, Queenie V. Neri, Zev Rosenwaks
      Pages 385-405
    7. Lucinda Veeck Gosden
      Pages 407-438
    8. Zsolt Peter Nagy, Liesl Nel-Themaat, Ching-Chien Chang, Daniel B. Shapiro, Diana Patricia Berna
      Pages 439-454
    9. Aparna Hegde, Barry Behr
      Pages 501-532
    10. D. Sakkas
      Pages 533-540
    11. Anate Aelion Brauer, Glenn Schattman
      Pages 541-548
    12. Gianpiero D. Palermo, Queenie V. Neri, Zev Rosenwaks
      Pages 549-562
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 579-584

About this book


Human Fertility: Methods and Protocols is intended for all practitioners of reproductive medicine and ART, as well as for embryologists and reproductive, developmental, cell, and molecular biologists, and others in the biomedical sciences. The volume presents straight-forward manner best practice approaches for overcoming a host of fertility challenges.  Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.



Authoritative and cutting-edge, Human Fertility: Methods and Protocols aids scientists in continuing to study assisted reproductive technologies.


ART Ovarian tissue cryopreservation assisted reproductive technologies embryo cryopreservation female infertility female reproduction fertility human reproduction male infertility male reproduction menstrual cycle physiology oocyte and sperm retrieval reproductive medicine spermatozoal function

Editors and affiliations

  • Zev Rosenwaks
    • 1
  • Paul M. Wassarman
    • 2
  1. 1.The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive MedicineWeill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Dept. Developmental & Regenerative BiologyIchan School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-0658-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-0659-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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