Próba uzyskania zarodków końskich po zapłodnieniu wspomaganym (ICSI)

Joanna Kochan , Marian Tischner , Agnieszka Nowak , Marta Barańska


The aim of this study was to obtain embryos after assisted fertilization of oocytes collected from slaughtered mares and matured in vitro by an intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and to establish optimal conditions for the in vitro culture of the embryos. Oocytes were collected by the scraping method and cultured in vitro in TCM with Earl`s salts supplemented with 20% FBS, 5 g/ml FSH, estradiol 1 g/ml, pyruvate and glutamine. After a 30- hour in vitro culture oocytes that had reached the metaphase II stage were subjected to an intracytoplasmic sperm microinjection (ICSI) with frozen semen. After thawing, a motile sperm selection was carried out by the “swim up” method. Then the sperm was immobilized, aspirated into an injection pipette, and introduced into the cytoplasm of an oocyte. Microinjected oocytes were transferred onto a culture medium: DMEM F12 or SOF. The control group consisted of oocytes subjected to microinjection without sperm (sham ICSI). Oocytes that did not show signs of development and embryos in different developmental stages were fixed and stained with Hoechst fluorochrome. The in vitro culture of embryos in the DMEM F12 medium produced only early stages of development (pronucleus, two- blastomere embryos). In contrast, the in vitro culture in the SOF medium produced embryos in the morula stage (6.8%). In the control group, no signs of embryonic development were observed.
Author Joanna Kochan (FoAS / DoARaA)
Joanna Kochan,,
- Department of Animal Reproduction and Anatomy
, Marian Tischner (FoAS / DoARaA)
Marian Tischner,,
- Department of Animal Reproduction and Anatomy
, Agnieszka Nowak (FoAS / DoARaA)
Agnieszka Nowak,,
- Department of Animal Reproduction and Anatomy
, Marta Barańska (DoAS / DoARaA)
Marta Barańska,,
- Department of Animal Reproduction and Anatomy
Other language title versionsAttempt to obtain equine embryos after assisted fertilization (ICSI)
Journal seriesMedycyna Weterynaryjna, ISSN 0025-8628, (B 10 pkt)
Issue year2012
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Polishkonie, rozród zwierząt, zapłodnienie wspomagane, mikroiniekcja, metoda ICSI, zarodki końskie, jakość, hodowla in vitro, biotechnologia rozrodu
Keywords in Englishassisted fertilization, ICSI, sperm microinjection
Internal identifierWHiBZ/2012/1
Languagepl polski
Score (nominal)10
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