doi: 10.15389/agrobiology.2013.2.52eng

UDC 636.4:591.465.12:576.3/.7.086.83


T.I. Kuzmina1, D.A. Novichkova1, N.A.Volkova2

1All-Russian Research Institute of Farm Animal Genetics and Breeding, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
55а, Moskovskoe sh., St. Petersburg-Pushkin, 196601 Russia,
2All-Russian Research Institute of Animal Husbandry, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
pos. Dubrovitsy, Moscow Province, 142132 Russia,

Received January 15, 2013


A system of extracorporal maturation of growing and fully grown oocytes have been developed on the basis of research of a role of structural elements of porcine follicles in formation of mature oocytes and a preventive estimation of the functional status of oocytes (BCB-test). The cultivation of oocytes in the developed system allows to receive till 45 % of embryos at the stages of late morulae and blastocysts.

Keywords: cell technology of reproduction, pig, oocytes, embryos, fertilization in vitro, BCB-test.


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