Activation with ionomycin followed by dehydroleucodine and cytochalasin B for the production of parthenogenetic and cloned bovine embryos.

  title={Activation with ionomycin followed by dehydroleucodine and cytochalasin B for the production of parthenogenetic and cloned bovine embryos.},
  author={Natalia Gabriela Canel and Romina Jimena Bevacqua and Rafael Fern{\'a}ndez-Mart{\'i}n and Daniel Felipe Salamone},
  journal={Cellular reprogramming},
  volume={12 4},
In this work, Dehydroleucodine (DhL) was evaluated as a chemical activator of bovine oocytes and somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) reconstituted embryos. Oocytes were activated with 5 microM Ionomycin (Io) and exposed for 3 h to 1 or 5 microM DhL alone (Io-Dhl1 or Io-DhL5) or combined with Cytochalasin B (Io-DhL1/CB; Io-DhL5/CB). Control groups were Io (Io), Io followed by 1.9 mM 6-Dimethylaminopurine (Io-6DMAP), and embryos produced by in vitro fertilization (IVF). Pronuclear formation and… 

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