Microscopic assessment of pronuclear embryos is not definitive

@article{Lim2000MicroscopicAO,
  title={Microscopic assessment of pronuclear embryos is not definitive},
  author={Alvin Soon Tiong Lim and Victor Hng Hang Goh and Cai Lan Su and Su Ling Yu},
  journal={Human Genetics},
  year={2000},
  volume={107},
  pages={62-68}
}
The microscopic classification of embryos, especially unipronuclear embryos, is not very precise. A number of undocumented and unipronuclear embryos were determined to be diploid following karyotyping and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Accelerated and asynchronous pronuclear dismantling at the time of checking for embryo fertilization accounts for this disparity. Diploid embryos were also observed among tripronuclear embryos. However, not all embryos ascertained as diploid by FISH… CONTINUE READING

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