Embryo Selection Using Metabolomics

  • D. SakkasEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1154)


Faced with an increasing demand to select one embryo to transfer back to patients, a number of techniques are being developed to assist in discriminating differences within the cohort of a patient’s embryos. A new and emerging technology which allows us to measure the profile of different metabolites in embryo culture media and formulate a viability score correlated to implantation potential is metabolomics.

Key words

Metabolomics Embryo selection Near infra red spectrometry Algorithm Embryo viability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boston IVFWalthamUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive SciencesYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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