Mitochondrial DNA levels as a marker of embryo viability in IVF

Posted by on July 4, 2016 2:11 pm
Categories: health

Despite the claims and counter-claims for new embryo assessment techniques introduced over the past two decades, the search for the holy grail of assisted reproduction — the key to the embryo destined to implant — continues. Genetic screening techniques so far have relied largely on the assessment of one component of the embryo’s genetic constitution, the number of chromosomes in its cells.

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