Radiant zinc fireworks reveal human egg quality

Posted by on April 26, 2016 1:17 pm
Categories: health

A stunning explosion of zinc fireworks occurs when a human egg is activated by a sperm enzyme, and the size of these ‘sparks’ is a direct measure of the quality of the egg and its ability to develop into an embryo. The discovery has potential to help doctors choose the best eggs to transfer during in vitro fertilization.

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