In-Vitro Fertilization by Kay Elder

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This fully updated new edition of a successful and popular practical guide is an indispensable account of modern in-vitro fertilization practice. Initial chapters cover theoretical aspects of gametogenesis and embryo development at the cellular and molecular level, while the latter half of the book describes the requisites for a successful IVF laboratory and the basic technologies in ART. Advanced techniques, including pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, vitrification and stem-cell technology, are comprehensively covered, providing up-to-date analyses of these groundbreaking technologies. This edition includes: New practical techniques, including preservation of fertility for cancer patients, stem-cell biology/technology, vitrification and in-vitro maturation; A 'refresher' study review of fundamental principles of cell and molecular biology; The latest information available from animal and human research in reproductive biology Packed with a wealth of practical and scientific detail, this is a must for all IVF practitioners.
 

About Kay Elder

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Kay Elder is Senior Research Scientist, Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge, UK, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Clinical Embryology, University of Leeds, UK.Brian Dale is Director of the Centre for Assisted Fertilization, Clinica Villa Del Sole, Naples, Italy.
 
Published January 1, 2011 by Cambridge University Press. 285 pages
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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