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Real-Time Imaging of Embryo Development Could Pave the Way for More Effective Human Reproduction Therapies

May 23, 2016

(Medical Xpress) – Researchers at A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have developed advanced microscopy technologies to monitor embryo development in real time, revealing how mammalian cells differentiate during the earliest stages of embryonic life. These findings, coupled with the novel imaging technique, hold great potential in shaping how assisted reproduction procedures such as In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) are performed, and making these procedures more effective.

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