Birth of piglets after transfer of embryos cryopreserved by cytoskeletal stabilization and vitrification.

@article{Dobrinsky2000BirthOP,
  title={Birth of piglets after transfer of embryos cryopreserved by cytoskeletal stabilization and vitrification.},
  author={John R. Dobrinsky and Vernon G. Pursel and Charles R. Long and Lawrence A. Johnson},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={564-70}
}
Pig embryos suffer severe sensitivity to hypothermic conditions, which limits their ability to withstand conventional cryopreservation. Research has focused on high lipid content of pig embryos and its role in hypothermic sensitivity, while little research has been conducted on structural damage. Documenting cytoskeletal disruption provides information on embryonic sensitivity and cellular response to cryopreservation. The objectives of this study were to document microfilament (MF) alterations… CONTINUE READING