In vitro production of cattle-water buffalo (Bos taurus - Bubalus bubalis) hybrid embryos

@article{Kochhar2002InVP,
  title={In vitro production of cattle-water buffalo (Bos taurus - Bubalus bubalis) hybrid embryos},
  author={Harpreet S Kochhar and K B Rao and Alberto Maria Luciano and Satish Mahadeorao Totey and Fulvio Gandolfi and Parvathi K. Basrur and William Allan King},
  journal={Zygote},
  year={2002},
  volume={10},
  pages={155 - 162}
}
Interspecific hybrid embryos are useful models for the study of maternal-fetal interactions, transmission pattern of species-specific markers and parental contributions to growth and developmental potential of pre-attachment embryos. In an attempt to investigate the possibility of producing hybrid embryos of domestic cattle (Bos taurus) and water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis), cattle oocytes were exposed to buffalo sperm and buffalo oocytes were exposed to cattle sperm and the cleavage rate and the… 

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