Glutamine improves human preimplantation development in vitro.

  title={Glutamine improves human preimplantation development in vitro.},
  author={Fabienne Devreker and Robert M. L. Winston and Kate Hardy},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={69 2},
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of glutamine on human preimplantation embryo development in vitro. DESIGN A randomized, controlled, prospective study of 138 normally fertilized and nontransferred human embryos. On day 2 after fertilization, the embryos were allocated randomly to glucose-free medium with or without 1 mM of glutamine. SETTING A university hospital-based IVF-ET program. PATIENT(S) Couples undergoing IVF treatment. INTERVENTION(S) Embryo culture. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S… CONTINUE READING


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