Gardner, David K.

Human Gametes and Preimplantation Embryos

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Table of contents

1. Current Practices and Regulations for Embryo Transfer Worldwide: Implications on IVF Outcome
Baris Ata, Emre Seli

2. Analysis of the Zona Pellucida as an Indicator of Oocyte Developmental Potential
Markus Montag, Thomas Schimming, Maria Köster

3. Morphological Assessment of Oocytes, Pronuclear and Cleavage Stage Embryos
Laura Rienzi, Benedetta Iussig, Filippo Ubaldi

4. Morphological Assessment of Blastocyst Stage Embryos: Types of Grading Systems and Their Reported Outcomes
Basak Balaban, David K. Gardner

5. Real-Time Imaging Strategies to Improve Morphological Assessment
María Cruz, Manuel Muñoz, Marcos Meseguer

6. Limitations and Benefits of Morphologic Embryo Assessment Strategies: How Far Can Morphological Assessment Go in the Identification of Viable Embryos?
Denny Sakkas, David K. Gardner

7. Sperm Morphologic Characteristics and Their Impact on Embryo Quality and Pregnancy Outcome
Bhushan K. Gangrade, Ashok Agarwal

8. Objective Biomarkers of Sperm Development and Fertility: Assessment of Sperm-Zona Pellucida Binding Ability and Hyaluronic Acid-Mediated Selection of Sperm for ICSI Fertilization
Gabor Huszar

9. Selecting the Best Sperm and Its Implications in Clinical Practice
Juan G. Alvarez

10. The Origins of Aneuploidy in Human Embryos
Elpida Fragouli, Joy Delhanty

11. Preimplantation Genetic Screening and Diagnosis Using Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Tsilya Gerasimova, Maria D. Lalioti

12. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Next Generation Sequencing
Alan H. Handyside, Dagan Wells

13. Use of Comparative Genomic Hybridisation (CGH) and Microarray-CGH for Preimplantation Genetic Screening
Leeanda Wilton, Dagan Wells

14. Quantitative SNP Array and Real-Time PCR-Based Human Preimplantation Embryo Aneuploidy Screening
Nathan R. Treff

15. Regulation of Gene Expression in the Oocyte and Early Embryo: Implications for Transcriptomic and Proteomic Embryo Assessment
Helena Kristiansson, Emre Seli

16. Transcriptomics Technology: Promise and Potential Pitfalls
Can Bruce, Asli Uyar

17. Transcriptomic Analysis of Cumulus and Granulosa Cells as a Marker of Embryo Viability
Elpida Fragouli, Dagan Wells

18. Mass Spectrometry, Proteomics, and the Study of Sperm Cell Biology
Mark A. Baker, R. John Aitken

19. Proteomic Analysis of Embryo Viability
Mandy G. Katz-Jaffe, Susanna McReynolds

20. Metabolism of the Viable Human Embryo
David K. Gardner

21. Analysis of Respiration as an Indicator of Oocyte and Embryo Developmental Potential
David L. Keefe

22. Mitochondrial Activity as a Biomarker of Gamete and Embryo Health
Jonathan Blerkom

23. Carbohydrate Analysis and Embryo Viability
Michelle Lane, David K. Gardner

24. Identification of Viable Embryos by Noninvasive Measurement of Amino Acids in Culture Media
Franchesca D. Houghton

25. Metabolomic Profiling of Embryos Using Spectroscopy
Denny Sakkas, Emre Seli

26. Microfluidic Devices for the Analysis of Gamete and Embryo Physiology
George A. Thouas, David L. Potter, David K. Gardner

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrics/Perinatology, Gynecology

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