bp0016cpr11 | Fertilization in vivo and in vitro | CPR2001
Millerand D. J.
, Burkin H. R.
Despite the importance of fertilization for animal production, species
preservation and controlling reproduction, the molecular basis underlying
fertilization is not well understood. More progress has been made in mice
than in other mammals, but targeted deletion of specific genes in the mouse
has often yielded unexpected results. The pig is also a useful animal to study,
as large numbers of pig gametes can be acquired easily. However, it appears
that the pig zona pelluc...