Quiet please, do not disturb: a hypothesis of embryo metabolism and viability.

@article{Leese2002QuietPD,
  title={Quiet please, do not disturb: a hypothesis of embryo metabolism and viability.},
  author={Henry J. Leese},
  journal={BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={845-9}
}
  • Henry J. Leese
  • Published 2002 in
    BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular…
This review uses nutritional markers of normal and impaired development to address the question; what makes a viable mammalian preimplantation embryo? Resolution of this question is important to ensure the long-term safety of embryo-based biotechnologies in man and domestic animals, the optimisation of embryo production and culture conditions and the development of methods to select viable embryos for replacement. After considering the nutrition of embryos and somatic cells, and the phenomenon… CONTINUE READING