Fertilin beta peptides inhibit sperm binding to zona-free eggs in a homologous baboon in vitro fertilization system.

@article{Mwethera1999FertilinBP,
  title={Fertilin beta peptides inhibit sperm binding to zona-free eggs in a homologous baboon in vitro fertilization system.},
  author={Peter G Mwethera and Anselimo O. Makokha and Daniel Chai},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={1999},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={131-5}
}
This study developed a baboon in vitro fertilization system that can be used in testing defined gamete antigens for fertility effects. A laparoscopic procedure that proved very valuable in retrieving eggs from female baboons for in vitro studies was developed. On average, 30 +/- 5 (SD) eggs were harvested per female baboon per cycle. Micromolar quantities… CONTINUE READING