Epigenetics and vitrification of embryos: one step forward and many raised equivocal questions

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Zeev Blumenfeld, M.D.

Vol 98, Issue 1 , Pages 41-42

Abstract

The author reflects on the findings of Zhao et al. in their article "Effect of 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine on methylation of the putative imprinted control region of H19 during the in vitro development of vitrified bovine two-cell embryos" and discusses the need for additional research and experience in epigenetics before the new technology can be applied to human IVF and ART.

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