bp0013cpr16 | Gamete Physiology | CPR1989
Prather R. S.
, First N. L.
Summary. Nuclear transfer for the study of differentiation in amphibians has been used
since the 1950s, but not until recently have the same procedures been applied successfully
to some mammals. Nuclear transfer, as developed for the amphibian, is successful
in sheep, cattle, rabbit, and pig, but not mouse embryos. This fact is discussed in
relation to the species-specific timing of the activation of the zygotic genome. Nuclear
transfer to an oocyte presu...