A Laboratory Guide to the Mammalian Embryo

Author: David K. Gardner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195142266
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Never before has there been such a comprehensive book of protocols. This compendium offers a full range of research techniques-from cell culture, to biochemical, to microscopic and genetic. More focused books, like Cold Spring Harbor's Manipulating the Mouse Embryo, are similar though more narrow in scope. This book will appeal to a broad range of researchers, from basic experimental scientists to clinical and animal scientists.

Single Cell Diagnostics

Author: Alan Thornhill
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 159745298X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book applies modern molecular diagnostic techniques to the analysis of single cells, small numbers of cells, or cell extracts. Emphasis is placed on non-invasive analysis of single cell metabolites and the direct analysis of RNA and DNA from single cells, with a focus on polymerase chain reaction and fluorescence in situ hybridization. In particular, this handbook is essential for practitioners providing care for couples seeking treatment for infertility.

Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Author: David. K Gardner
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203092937
Format: PDF, Docs
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Textbook of Assisted Reproductive Technologies is a truly comprehensive manual for the whole team at the IVF clinic. Information is presented in a highly visual manner, allowing both methods and protocols to be consulted easily. The text provides clinical and scientific teams with the A to Zs of setting up an embryology laboratory, gives research fellows insight into technical developments, and supplies seasoned professionals with a review of the latest techniques and advances. New to the Third Edition: fully revised and expanded chapters, with new information on: single embryo transfer artificial gametes pharmacogenetics

Principles of Cloning

Author: Jose Cibelli
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0123865425
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Principles of Cloning, Second Edition is the fully revised edition of the authoritative book on the science of cloning. The book presents the basic biological mechanisms of how cloning works and progresses to discuss current and potential applications in basic biology, agriculture, biotechnology, and medicine. Beginning with the history and theory behind cloning, the book goes on to examine methods of micromanipulation, nuclear transfer, genetic modification, and pregnancy and neonatal care of cloned animals. The cloning of various species—including mice, sheep, cattle, and non-mammals—is considered as well. The Editors have been involved in a number of breakthroughs using cloning technique, including the first demonstration that cloning works in differentiated cells done by the Recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine – Dr John Gurdon; the cloning of the first mammal from a somatic cell – Drs Keith Campbell and Ian Wilmut; the demonstration that cloning can reset the biological clock - Drs Michael West and Robert Lanza; the demonstration that a terminally differentiated cell can give rise to a whole new individual – Dr Rudolf Jaenisch and the cloning of the first transgenic bovine from a differentiated cell – Dr Jose Cibelli. The majority of the contributing authors are the principal investigators on each of the animal species cloned to date and are expertly qualified to present the state-of-the-art information in their respective areas. First and most comprehensive book on animal cloning, 100% revised Describes an in-depth analysis of current limitations of the technology and research areas to explore Offers cloning applications on basic biology, agriculture, biotechnology, and medicine

Guide to techniques in mouse development

Author: Paul M. Wassarman
Publisher: Academic Pr
ISBN: 9780121821265
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume provides, for the first time, an extensive compilation of those state-of-the-art methods that have revolutionized the use of mice as an experimental system. This volume is a unique source for detailed descriptions to be used in research by both experienced and novice researchers - Germ cells and embryos; Fertilization; Gene expression: messenger RNA, reporter genes, proteins, methylation; Gene identification; Nuclear transplantation; Transgenic animals: pronuclear injection, embryonic stem cells, and gene targeting; Lineage analysis. Key Features * Contains the most up-to-date methodology as applied to mouse development * Focuses on molecular approaches to experimental mouse development * The first comprehensive source for molecular biological methods in mouse development * Many of the methods have never appeared before

A Practical Guide to Setting Up an IVF Lab Embryo Culture Systems and Running the Unit

Author: Alex C Varghese
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9350905167
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This book is a complete guide to setting up an IVF laboratory. Beginning with an introduction to the history and the basics, the following chapters take clinicians through the full set up and management process, from air quality control and cryopreservation facilities, to morphological embryo assessment, sperm processing and selection techniques, to document management systems. A separate chapter provides an update on semen analysis based on World Health Organisation (WHO) standards and interpretation of results. Written by an extensive author and editor team from the UK, Europe and the USA, this practical manual is invaluable for embryologists and IVF specialists planning to set up and manage an IVF laboratory successfully. Key points Practical guide to setting up and managing an IVF laboratory Provides step by step process Includes chapter on semen analysis based on WHO standards and interpretation of results Extensive author and editor team from UK, Europe and USA