Morphological Evaluation of Embryos in Domestic Species

  • Sybrand Merton


The need to judge the quality of domestic animal embryos with regard to the establishment of pregnancies following embryo transfer (ET) is obvious. The use of embryo production techniques in a commercial set-up for e.g. bovine reproduction can only be successful with acceptable pregnancy rates. Therefore, the selection of ‘good’ embryos has since long been of great interest.


Pregnancy Rate Inner Cell Mass Embryo Quality Bovine Embryo Post Fertilization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sybrand Merton
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  1. 1.Holland Genetics ET-IVP LaboratoryHarfsenThe Netherlands

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