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Sexing of Live Rabbit Blastocysts


Sexing live mammalian embryos before their transfer to recipient females could be of great importance in agriculture and human affairs. A first step in this direction is the use of fluorescence microscopy to score sex chromatin and so identify male and female embryos only five days after conception.

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EDWARDS, R., GARDNER, R. Sexing of Live Rabbit Blastocysts. Nature 214, 576–577 (1967).

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