Embryo nutrition and energy metabolism and its relationship to embryo growth, differentiation, and viability.

@article{Gardner2000EmbryoNA,
  title={Embryo nutrition and energy metabolism and its relationship to embryo growth, differentiation, and viability.},
  author={David K. Gardner and Thomas B. Pool and Michael W. Lane},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={205-18}
}
Over the past decade there has been a resurgence of interest in the culture media used in clinical in vitro fertilization. Unfortunately, during this time more confusion than consensus appears to have developed regarding the composition of these media. In order to facilitate a clearer understanding of this field, it is important to understand the role of specific medium components and how their use is regulated by the embryo. The roles of the key nutrients glucose, pyruvate, lactate, and amino… CONTINUE READING