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Reproduction, Fertility and Development Reproduction, Fertility and Development
Volume 16 Number 1 & 2 2004
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society, Portland, Oregon, 10-14 January 2004
Full Papers and Abstracts for Poster Presentation


IETS 2004 author index 


pp. 293-300

 


IETS 2004 abstracts 


pp. 123-292

  
 


Recipient of the 2004 Pioneer Award: Benjamin G. Brackett, BSA, MS, PHD, DVM 


pp. xxv-xxvi

 


Towards an embryocentric world: the current and potential uses of embryo technologies in dairy production 

Peter J. Hansen and Jeremy Block

pp. 1-14

  
 


Developments in in vitro technologies for swine embryo production 

Matthew B. Wheeler, Sherrie G. Clark and David J. Beebe

pp. 15-25

  
 


Development of national animal genetic resource programs 

H. D. Blackburn

pp. 27-32

  
 


Which reproductive technologies are most relevant to studying, managing and conserving wildlife?  

Budhan S. Pukazhenthi and David E. Wildt

pp. 33-46

  
 


An overview of genomics research and its impact on livestock reproduction  

Gary Alan Rohrer

pp. 47-54

  
 


Gene transcription and regulation of oocyte maturation 

Karina F. Rodriguez and Charlotte E. Farin

pp. 55-67

  
 


Oocyte proteomics: localisation of mouse zona pellucida protein 3 to the plasma membrane of ovulated mouse eggs  

S. A. Coonrod, M. E. Calvert, P. P. Reddi, E. N. Kasper, L. C. Digilio and J. C. Herr

pp. 69-78

  
 


Embryogenomics of pre-implantation mammalian development: current status 

Minoru S. H. Ko

pp. 79-85

  
 


Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) during porcine embryo development 

Le Ann Blomberg and Kurt A. Zuelke

pp. 87-92

  
 


Biosecurity issues associated with current and emerging embryo technologies  

David A. Stringfellow, M. Daniel Givens and Julie G. Waldrop

pp. 93-102

  
 


Biosecurity strategies for conserving valuable livestock genetic resources  

Anthony E. Wrathall, Hugh A. Simmons, Dianna J. Bowles and Sam Jones

pp. 103-112

  
 


Integrating new technologies with embryology and animal production  

Torben Greve and Henrik Callesen

pp. 113-122

  
 


1 DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS CLONED FROM FOLLICULAR DONOR CELLS IN SEQUENTIAL STAGES OF DIFFERENTIATION  

C.A. Batchelder, K.A. Hoffert, M. Bertolini, A.L. Moyer and G.B. Anderson

pp. 123-123

 


2 POSTHATCHING DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM: A NOVEL IN VITRO CULTURE OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

D.O. Brandão, G. Vajta, P. Maddox-Hyttel, D. Stringfellow, P. Lövendahl, R. Rumpf and H. Callesen

pp. 123-124

 


P66SHC, BUT NOT P53, IS INVOLVED IN EARLY ARREST OF IN VITROPRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS  

L.A. Favetta, C. Robert, W.A. King and D.H. Betts

pp. 124-124

 


4 CHROMOSOMAL STABILITY OF AFRICAN WILD CAT (FELIS SILVESTRIS LIBICA) SOMATIC CELLS AND CLONED EMBRYOS  

A.M. Giraldo, M.C. Gomez, B.L. Dresser, R.F. Harris, A.L. King and C.E. Pope

pp. 124-125

 


5 MPF AND MAP KINASES IN OVINE OOCYTES: EFFECTS OF ENUCLEATION AND CAFFEINE ON ACTIVITY AND DEVELOPMENT OF NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS  

J-H. Lee and K.H.S. Campbell

pp. 125-125

 


6 ACETYLATION OF HISTONE H4 LYSINE-5 AND LYSINE-8 DURING DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS  

W.E. Maalouf, R. Alberio and K.H.S. Campbell

pp. 125-126

 


7 UTILIZATION OF CELL PROFILING TO EVALUATE BOVINE SPERMATOZOA IN NORMAL AND SIMULATED MICROGRAVITY  

J.C. Andrews and S. Winters-Hilt

pp. 126-126

 


8 RESYNCHRONIZATION OF OVULATION AND TIMED INSEMINATION IN LACTATING DAIRY COWS USING THE OVSYNCH AND HEATSYNCH PROTOCOLS INITIATED 7 DAYS BEFORE PREGNANCY DIAGNOSIS ON DAY 30 BY ULTRASONOGRAPHY  

J.A. Bartolome, A. Sozzi, J. McHale, K. Swift, D. Kelbert, L.F. Archbald and W.W. Thatcher

pp. 126-127

 


9 THE USE OF ECG TO INCREASE PREGNANCY RATES IN POSTPARTUM BEEF COWS FOLLOWING TREATMENT WITH PROGESTERONE VAGINAL DEVICES AND ESTRADIOL BENZOATE AND FIXED-TIME AI  

G.A Bo, L. Cutaia, P. Chesta and D. Moreno

pp. 127-127

 


10 CASA EVALUATION OF SEXED AND NON-SEXED FROZEN BULL SEMEN  

G. Brogliatti, G. Barreiro, G. Larraburu and A. Laborde

pp. 127-128

 


11 THE EFFECT OF PRESYNCHRONIZATION ON PREGNANCY RATE TO FIXED-TIME AI IN BEEF HEIFERS SUBJECTED TO A COSYNCH PROTOCOL  

M.G. Colazo, J.A. Small, D.R. Ward, N.E. Erickson, J.P. Kastelic and R.J. Mapletoft

pp. 128-128

 


12 PREDICTION OF BULL FERTILITY BY COMPUTER ASSISTED SEMEN ANALYSIS 

S. Cseh, T. Polichronopoulos and L. Solti

pp. 128-129

 


13 FOLLICLE TURNOVER DURING SYNCHRONIZATION TREATMENTS IN MEDITERRANEAN ITALIAN BUFFALOES (BUBALUS BUBALIS) 

G. De Santis, E.M. Senatore and G.A. Presicce

pp. 129-129

 


14 OVARIAN FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS IN COWS TREATED WITH A CIDR, ESTRADIOL AND PROGESTERONE LATE IN THE ESTROUS CYCLE 

J.P. Kastelic, M.G. Colazo, J.A. Small, D.R. Ward and R.J. Mapletoft

pp. 129-130

 


15 EFFECT OF DOSE OF ESTRADIOL VALERATE ON OVARIAN FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS IN CIDR-TREATED BEEF COWS 

R.J. Mapletoft, M.G. Colazo, J.A. Small, D.R. Ward and J.P. Kastelic

pp. 130-130

 


16 FERTILIZING POTENTIAL OF STORED TURKEY SPERM  

J.M. Morrell, H. Tjellström, B. Persson and P.V. Holmes

pp. 130-130

 


17 PREVENTION OF ANESTRUS USING AN INTRAVAGINAL PROGESTAGEN DEVICE COMBINED WITH 17²-ESTRADIOL, GNRH, AND PGF AT 60 DAYS POSTPARTUM IN DUAL PURPOSE CROSSBRED ZEBU COWS 

R. Palomares-Naveda, F. Perea-Ganchou, H.J. Hernandez-Fonseca, J. Sandoval-Martinez, A. De Ondiz-Sanchez, J. Goicochea-Llaque, R. Gonzalez-Fernandez and E. Soto-Belloso

pp. 131-131

 


18 OVARIAN SUPPRESSION WITH THE PROGESTIN LEVONORGESTREL IMPROVES OVULATION INDUCTION FOR ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION IN THE DOMESTIC CAT 

K.M. Pelican, J.L. Brown, D.E. Wildt, M.A. Ottinger and J.G. Howard

pp. 131-131

 


19 POSTPARTUM ANESTROUS TREATMENT WITH INTRA-VAGINAL PROGESTERONE DEVICE OR CALF REMOVAL FOR 120 HOURS IN SUCKLED CROSSBRED DUAL PURPOSE COWS  

F. Perea-Ganchou, E. Soto-Belloso, R. Palomares-Naveda, A. De Ondiz, H.J. Hernandez-Fonseca, D. Carrillo, G. Castellanos and R. Gonzalez-Fernandez

pp. 132-132

 


20 EFFECTS OF BOVINE SOMATOTROPIN TREATMENT ON AI PREGNANCY RATE IN DAIRY HEIFERS 

R.W. Rorie, C.F. Rosenkrans and A.J. Aishman

pp. 132-132

 


21 DEEP UTERO-TUBAL SEMEN DEPOSITION IN MEDITERRANEAN ITALIAN BUFFALOES USING A NEW ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION DEVICE 

E.M. Senatore, S. Verberckmoes, M. Pascale and G.A. Presicce

pp. 133-133

 


22 PRODUCTION OF A CLONED CALF USING KIDNEY CELLS OBTAINED FROM A 48-HOUR COOLED CARCASS 

A.M. Adams, S.L. Pratt, J.R. Gibbons, S. Arat, D.S. Respess and S.L. Stice

pp. 133-292

 


23 REPROGRAMMING MAMMALIAN CELLS IN XENOPUS EGG EXTRACTS: ROLE OF EMBRYONIC LAMIN B3 

R. Alberio and K.H.S. Campbell

pp. 134-134

 


24 ASSESSMENT OF TELOMERE LENGTH IN NUCLEAR TRANSFER DERIVED SHEEP CLONES, THEIR OFFSPRING, AND CONTROL ANIMALS  

B. Alexander, S. Perrault, T. Peura, D.H. Betts and W. A. King

pp. 134-134

 


25 COLD STORAGE OF TISSUES AS SOURCE FOR DONOR CELLS DOES NOT REDUCE THE IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS FOLLOWING NUCLEAR TRANSFER  

S. Arat, H. Bagis, F. Ergin, H. Sagirkaya, H.O. Mercan and A. Dinnyes

pp. 135-135

 


26 ABERRANT REPROGRAMMING OF IMPRINTED GENE EXPRESSION IN ENLARGED PLACENTAS OF MICE CLONED FROM ES CELLS TREATED WITH TSA OR 5AZAC  

S.G. Baqir, Q. Zhou, A. Jouneau, J.-P. Renard, D.H. Betts and L.C. Smith

pp. 135-135

 


27 BIRTH OF AFRICA'S FIRST NUCLEAR-TRANSFERRED ANIMAL PRODUCED WITH HANDMADE CLONING 

P. Bartels, J. Joubert, M. de la Rey, R. de la Rey, R. Treadwell, H. Callesen and G. Vajta

pp. 136-136

 


28 PREGNANCIES RESULTED FROM GOAT NT EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY FUSING COUPLETS IN THE PRESENCE OF LECTIN 

I. Begin, B. Bhatia, K. Rao, R. Keyston, J.T. Pierson, N. Neveu, F. Cote, M. Leduc, A.S. Bilodeau, Y.-J. Huang, A. Lazaris, H. Baldassarre, B. Wang and C.N. Karatzas

pp. 136-136

 


29 HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE PROFILES OF NUCLEAR TRANSFER GOATS PRODUCING THE MSP1-42 MALARIA ANTIGEN 

E. Behboodi, S.L. Ayres, E. Memili, M. O'Coin, L.H. Chen, H.M. Meade and Y. Echelard

pp. 137-137

 


30 USE OF ADULT STEM/PROGENITOR CELLS AS NUCLEAR DONORS TO PRODUCE CLONED PORCINE EMBRYOS 

P. Bosch, S.L. Pratt, E. Sherrer, C.A. Hodges, E. Ivy Hill, E. Kachline and S.L. Stice

pp. 137-138

 


31 EFFECTS OF CYCLOHEXIMIDE ON CAPRINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYO AND FETAL DEVELOPMENT 

R.E Butler, D. Melican, N. Hawkins, T. Jellerette, S. Nims, K. Graslie and W. Gavin

pp. 138-138

 


32 ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENTS OF BOVINE SOMATIC CLONES AT DAY 50 AND DAY 64 OF PREGNANCY 

P. Chavatte-Palmer, P. Laigre, C. Juillien, Y. Heyman, F. Constant, M. Guillomot, D. LeBourhis and J.P. Renard

pp. 138-139

 


33 DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS CLONED WITH FETAL FIBROBLASTS ARRESTED AT G0/G1 PHASE BY DIFFERENT TREATMENTS 

S.R. Cho, W.J. Son, C.S. Park, S.Y. Choe and G.J. Rho

pp. 139-139

 


34 EFFECT OF GENOTYPE AND CELL LINE ON THE EFFICIENCY OF LIVE CALF PRODUCTION BY SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

K. DeLegge, M. Maserati, N. Kieser, D. Delanski, B. Henderson, T. Dobbie, J. Middour, J. Balladares and R. Page

pp. 139-140

 


35 ANALYSIS OF EPIGENETIC MODIFICATIONS AND GENOMIC IMPRINTING IN NUCLEAR TRANSFER DERIVED BOS GAURUS × B. TAURUS CONCEPTI 

S.V. Dindot, P. Farin, C. Farin, J. Alexander, E. Crosier, S. Walker, C. Long and J.A. Piedrahita

pp. 140-140

 


36 COMPARISON OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF CAPRINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM IN VITRO AND IN VIVO MATURED OOCYTES 

Y. Echelard, E. Memili, S.L. Ayres, M. O'Coin, L.H. Chen, H.M. Meade and E. Behboodi

pp. 140-140

 


37 DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF CLONE CELLS IN MURINE CLONE-FERTILIZED AGGREGATION CHIMERAS 

S. Eckardt , N.A. Leu and K.J. McLaughlin

pp. 141-140

 


38 BIRTH OF AFRICAN WILD CAT CLONED KITTENS 

M.C. Gomez, C.E. Pope, A.M. Giraldo, L. Lyons, R.F. Harris, A. King, A. Cole, R.A. Godke and B.L. Dresser

pp. 141-142

 


39 MATERNAL ORIGIN OF OOCYTES AFFECTS IN UTERO DEVELOPMENTAL CAPACITY AND PHENOTYPE OF BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER FETUSES 

S. Hiendleder, H.-D. Reichenbach, H. Wenigerkind, D. Bebbere, G. Brem, V. Zakhartchenko and E. Wolf

pp. 142-142

 


40 PREDICTORS OF CLONED CALF VIABILITY 

J. Hill, B. Henderson, J. Cibelli and R. Page

pp. 140-143

 


41 EFFECTS OF MATURATION PERIOD OF PORCINE OOCYTES ON DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

M. Hoelker, P. Petersen, E. Lemme, A. Lucas-Hahn and H. Niemann

pp. 143-143

 


42 ANGIOGENESIS IN CLONED AND IVF-DERIVED BOVINE PREGNANCIES AT DAY 30 OF GESTATION 

K.A. Hoffert, C.A. Batchelder, M. Bertolini, A.L. Moyer and G.B. Anderson

pp. 143-143

 


43 IMPROVED IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS WITH 6-DMAP FOLLOWING FUSION 

G.-S. IM, L. Lai, Z. Liu, Y. Hao, C.M. Murphy and R.S. Prather

pp. 144-144

 


44 POSSIBILITY OF PRODUCTION OF A TRANSGENIC CLONED COW USING THE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER OF HUMAN ALPHA 1-ANTITRYPSIN GENE-TRANSFECTED CELLS 

G. Jang, M.M.U. Bhuiyan, E.S. Park, H.Y. Chun, J.G. Cho, H.J. Park, S.K. Kang, B.C. Lee and W.S. Hwang

pp. 144-144

 


45 PRODUCTION OF CHIMERIC TRANSCHROMOSOMIC CALVES 

P. Kasinathan, M.F. Nichols, J.E. Griffin and J.M. Robl

pp. 144-145

 


46 DIFFERENTIAL PATTERNS OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS BETWEEN NORMAL AND CLONED PLACENTAE 

H.R. Kim, J.K. Kang, J.T. Yoon, H.H. Seong, C.S. Park and D.I. Jin

pp. 145-145

 


47 BOVINE OOCYTE CYTOPLASM SUPPORTS NUCLEAR REMODELING BUT NOT REPROGRAMMING OF MURINE FIBROBLASTS 

N.-H. Kim, M.R. Shin and S.H. Park

pp. 145-146

 


48 EFFECT OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 SUPPLEMENT TO NCSU-23 MEDIUM ON PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM IN VITRO FERTILIZATION AND SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

S. Kim, D.H. Nam, Y.W. Jung, H.S. Kim, S.H. Lee, G.S. Lee, S.H. Hyun, D.Y. Kim, S.K. Kang, B.C. Lee and W.S. Hwang

pp. 146-146

 


49 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE CLONED EMBRYOS FOLLOWING DIFFERENT ACTIVATION TREATMENTS 

Y.S. Kim, S.A. Ock, S.L. Lee, S.Y. Choe and G.J. Rho

pp. 146-147

 


50 SPATIAL EXPRESSION OF OCT4 IS NORMALLY REGULATED IN PREIMPLANTATION STAGE BOVINE SOMATIC CELL CLONES 

S. Kurosaka, S. Eckardt, M.K. Friez, N.A. Leu, R. Reinbold and K.J. McLaughlin

pp. 147-147

 


51 DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE CLONES CONSTRUCTED WITH CYTOPLASM ORIGINATING FROM OOCYTES CULTURED IN RETINOL  

J.L. Lawrence, F.N. Schrick, J.D. Godkin and J.L. Edwards

pp. 147-148

 


52 GREATER PHENOTYPIC VARIABILITY IN CLONED CATTLE FETUSES FROM ONE CELL LINE THAN CONTEMPORARY HALF-SIBS GENERATED BY ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION OR IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION 

R.S.F. Lee, J. Peterson and D.N. Wells

pp. 148-148

 


53 MODIFIED AIR-DRY METHOD REVEALS THAT DIPLOID CELLS ARE PREDOMINANT IN CLONED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

G.-P. Li and T.D. Bunch

pp. 148-149

 


54 THE DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL DNA (MTDNA)-DEPLETED CAPRA HIRCUS FETAL FIBROBLASTS: CANDIDATE DONORS FOR SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER (SCNT) 

R.E. Lloyd, R. Alberio, E.J. Bowles, K.H.S. Campbell and J.C. St. John

pp. 149-149

 


55 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF ENUCLEATED DOMESTIC CAT OOCYTES RECONSTRUCTED WITH SKIN FIBROBLASTS OF DOMESTIC AND LEOPARD CATS 

C. Lorthongpanich, C. Laowtammathron, S. Muenthaisong, T. Vetchayan, M. Ketudat-Cairns, B. Likitdecharote and R. Parnpai

pp. 149-150

 


56 CARDIOMYOCYTES FOR THE STUDY OF DEDIFFERENTIATION IN BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

A. Lucas-Hahn, M. Schwarzer, E. Lemme, L. Schindler and H. Niemann

pp. 150-150

 


57 EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING INTERSPECIES NUCLEAR TRANSFER OF AFRICAN BUFFALO (SYNCERUS CAFFER), BONTEBOK (DAMALISCUS DORCUS DORCUS) AND ELAND (TAUROTRAGUS ORYX) SOMATIC CELLS INTO BOVINE CYTOPLASTS 

M. Matshikiza, P. Bartels, G. Vajta, F. Olivier, T. Spies, G.E. Bartels, E.H. Harley, I. Baumgarten and H. Callesen

pp. 150-151

 


58 ESTRUS SYNCHRONIZATION OF DAIRY GOATS UTILIZED AS RECIPIENTS FOR CAPRINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS 

D. Melican, R. Butler, N. Hawkins, S. Nims, N. Buzzel, T. Jellerette and W. Gavin

pp. 151-151

 


59 IN VITRO AND IN VIVO SURVIVAL OF NELORE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS RECONSTRUCTED WITH ADULT AND FETAL FIBROBLASTS 

M.R.B. Mello, H.V.A. Caetano, M.S. Padilha, M.G. Marques, A.C. Nicacio, R.P.C. Gerger, C.M. Mendes, V.P. Oliveira and J.A. Visintin

pp. 151-152

 


60 EPIGENETIC CHARACTERISTICS OF BOVINE AND CAPRINE EMBRYOS AND DONOR CELLS USED FOR NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

E. Memili, E. Behboodi, H.M. Meade and Y. Echelard

pp. 152-152

 


61 ISOLATION AND CULTURE OF SOMATIC CELLS OBTAINED FROM SEMEN AND MILK OF GULF COAST NATIVE SHEEP 

L. Nel-Themaat, R.A. Godke, B.L. Dresser and P. Damiani

pp. 152-153

 


62 SPINDLE MORPHOGENESIS AND THE MORPHOLOGY OF CHROMOSOMES IN MOUSE NUCLEAR TRANSFER: AN ABNORMAL START IN CLONING OF MICE 

V.T. Nguyen, S. Wakayama, S. Kishigami and T. Wakayama

pp. 153-153

 


63 INTERFERON-TAU EXPRESSION FROM PRIMARY TROPHECTODERM OUTGROWTHS OF BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS: COMPARISON BETWEEN IVP, NT, AND PARTHENOGENIC EMBRYOS 

O.M. Ocon, N.C. Talbot, A.M. Powell and A.D. Ealy

pp. 153-153

 


64 COMPARISON OF DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF IN VIVO AND IN VITRO RECIPIENT OOCYTES AFTER NUCLEAR TRANSFER IN GOAT 

H.S. Park, M.Y. Lee, S.P. Hong, J.I. Jin, J.K. Park, J.S. Lee, S.H. Sohn and J.Y. Jung

pp. 154-154

 


65 RARE AND OFTEN UNRECOGNIZED CEREBROMENINGITIS AND HEPATOPNEUMONIC CONGESTION ARE MAJOR CAUSES OF SUDDEN DEATH IN CLONED MALE PIGLETS 

M.R. Park, S.K. Cho, J.Y. Park, K.M. Kim, Y.J. Choi, D.N. Kwon, K.C. Hwang, U.H. Tae, W.J. Son and S.S. Paik

pp. 154-154

 


66 EFFECTS OF CONTACT INHIBITION INTERVALS V. SERUM DEPRIVATION ON DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER DERIVED EMBRYOS 

B. Petersen, M. Hoelker, W. Kues and H. Niemann

pp. 155-155

 


67 ORGAN WEIGHT VARIATION IN CLONED PIGS 

J.A. Piedrahita, S. Walker and G. Zaunbrecher

pp. 155-155

 


68 EFFECT OF ROSCOVITINE ON FIBROBLASTS' ABILITY TO FORM BLASTOCYSTS AND ESTABLISH PREGNANCIES AFTER BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER  

A.M. Powell, P. Graininger, N. Talbot and R.J. Wall

pp. 155-156

 


69 DOLLY: A FINAL REPORT 

S. Rhind, W. Cui, T. King, W. Ritchie, D. Wylie and I. Wilmut

pp. 156-156

 


70 PRODUCTION OF CLONES BY FIBROBLAST NUCLEAR TRANSFER FROM AN X-AUTOSOME TRANSLOCATION CARRIER COW 

G.J. Rho, R. Kasimanickam, W.H. Johnson, E. Semple, D.H. Betts, P.K. Basrur and W.A. King

pp. 156-157

 


71 EFFECT OF CALCIUM IONOPHORE AND CYTOCHALASIN D ON ACTIVATION AND IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF NUCLEAR TRANSFER BOVINE EMBRYOS 

S.J. Rzucidlo, S. Arat and S.L. Stice

pp. 157-157

 


72 EFFECTS OF GENE EXPRESSION IN BOVINE EMBRYOS RECONSTRUCTED WITH FIBROBLASTS TRANSFECTED WITH LUCIFERASE GENE ON THE SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT 

K. Saeki, T. Tamari, A. Kasamatsu, K. Shirouzu, S. Taniguchi, K. Matsumoto, Y. Hosoi and A. Iritani

pp. 157-158

 


73 EFFECT OF CALF RECLONING ON EMBRYO AND FETAL SURVIVAL  

D.F. Salamone, C.B. Santos, J.L. Barañao, J.L. Bussmann, J. Artuso, I. Mujica, C.J. Munar, G. Berra and C. Melo

pp. 158-158

 


74 PREGNANCY ESTABLISHMENT OF NUCLEAR TRANSFERRED EMBRYOS AFTER VITRIFICATION AND EMBRYO TRANSFER IN CATTLE  

P.C. Shen, J.C. Huang, C.H. Wang, W.T.K. Cheng, L.Y. Sung, J. Xu, C.X. Tian, X. Yang, F.L. Du and S.N. Lee

pp. 158-159

 


75 HIGHLY EFFICIENT AND RELIABLE CHEMICALLY ASSISTED ENUCLEATION METHOD FOR HANDMADE CLONING IN CATTLE AND SWINE 

G. Vajta, T.T. Peura, L. Lai, C.N. Murphy, R.S. Prather, P.M. Kragh, P. Holm and H. Callesen

pp. 159-159

 


76 CLONED HORSE PREGNANCIES PRODUCED USING ADULT CUMULUS CELLS  

D.K. Vanderwall, G.L. Woods, K.I. Aston, T.D. Bunch, G.-P. Li, L.N. Meerdo and K.L. White

pp. 160-160

 


77 CLONED EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO: COMPARISON OF CONVENTIONAL AND INDUCED ENUCLEATION PROCEDURES FOR BOVINE CYTOPLAST PREPARATION  

M.-K. Wang and E.W. Overstrom

pp. 160-161

 


78 CHRONOLOGICAL EVENTS OF IN VITRO MATURATION IN CAMEL (CAMELUS DROMEDARIES) OOCYTES  

N.A. Wani, U. Wernery and M.A. Nowshari

pp. 161-161

 


79 RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SURVIVAL RATE AND BIRTH WEIGHT IN CLONED KOREAN NATIVE CALVES  

B.C. Yang, G.S. Im, D.H. Kim, S.K. Lee, H.S. Park, H.H. Seong, J.K. Jung, W.K. Chang and K.N. Kim

pp. 161-161

 


80 DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM FETAL FIBROBLASTS TRANSDUCED WITH SIMIAN VIRUS 40 LARGE T ANTIGEN  

V. Zakhartchenko, F. Yang, B. Vogg, A. Pfeifer and E. Wolf

pp. 162-162

 


81 IN VITRO MATURATION, FERTILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE IMMATURE OOCYTES CRYOPRESERVED BY VITRIFICATION WITH STEPWISE EXPOSURE USING A NYLON MESH  

Y. Abe, K. Hara, H. Matsumoto, H. Sasada, H. Ekwall, H. R-Martinez and E. Sato

pp. 162-162

 


82 COMPARISON OF THE SURVIVAL OF IN VITRO-DERIVED PORCINE OOCYTES AND EMBRYOS VITRIFIED BY OPEN PULLED STRAW, ELECTRON MICROSCOPE GRID, AND NYLON LOOP SYSTEM  

M.-H. Ahn, H.-B Seok, I.-D. Kim and D.-S Son

pp. 162-163

 


83 ANALYSIS OF RAPID COOLING V. SLOW COOLING COMBINED WITH ICE CRYSTAL SEEDING FOR CRYOPRESERVATION OF PRIMATE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS  

S. Baran and C. Ware

pp. 163-163

 


84 METHANOL AS A CRYOPROTECTANT FOR EQUINE EMBRYOS  

L.D. Bass, D.J. Denniston, L.J. Maclellan, P.M. McCue and E.L. Squires

pp. 163-163

 


85 ASSISTED HATCHING IMPROVES POST-WARMING IN VITRO VIABILITY OF VITRIFIED PORCINE BLASTOCYSTS 

L.F.S. Beebe, R.D.A. Cameron, A.W. Blackshaw, H. Keates and M.B. Nottle

pp. 164-164

 


86 COMPARISON OF TWO VITRIFICATION PROTOCOLS FOR CROSSBRED BOS INDICUS × BOS TAURUS IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS  

L.S.A. Camargo, R.S. Oliveira, J.H.M. Viana, W.F. Sá, A.M. Ferreira and A.A. Ramos

pp. 164-164

 


87 ONE-STEP VERSUS TWO-STEP VITRIFICATION AND IN-STRAW DILUTION OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

L.F. Campos-Chillon, D.J. Walker and J.F. De La Torre-Sanchez

pp. 165-165

 


88 ESTABLISHMENT OF PREGNANCIES AFTER VITRIFICATION OF EQUINE EMBRYOS 

V. Caracciolo di Brienza, E.L. Squires and E.M. Carnevale

pp. 165-165

 


89 EFFECT OF PRE-EQUILIBRATION PROCEDURES ON THE DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL OF VITRIFIED BOVINE OOCYTES AFTER IVF  

W.C. Chang, J. Xu, S. Jiang, X.C. Tian, X. Yang and F.L. Du

pp. 166-166

 


90 EFFECTIVE VIABILITY THRESHOLD FOR PRESERVED HONEY BEE SEMEN 

A.M. Collins

pp. 166-166

 


91 IMPACT OF PROPYLENE GLYCOL V. ETHYLENE GLYCOL ON OOCYTE MATURATION, SPINDLE INTEGRITY, FERTILIZATION AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO IN THE DOMESTIC CAT  

P. Comizzoli, D.E. Wildt and B.S. Pukazhenthi

pp. 167-167

 


92 THE ADDITION OF SEMINAL PLASMA FROM INDIVIDUAL BOARS TO FREEZING EXTENDER CAN IMPROVE THE POST-THAW SPERM SURVIVAL  

T. Cremades, G. Carvajal, M. Hernandez, J.M. Vazquez, E.A. Martinez and J. Roca

pp. 167-167

 


93 COMPUTER-ASSISTED ANALYSIS OF BOVINE SPERM MOTILITY BEFORE AND AFTER CRYOPRESERVATION  

L. Defoin, A. Granados, M. Clos and I. Donnay

pp. 167-168

 


94 MEIOSIS INHIBITION OF BOVINE OOCYTES: EFFECTS ON SURVIVAL AFTER VITRIFICATION BY OPEN PULLED-STRAW METHOD  

C. Diez, M. Carbajo, L. Fernandez, C.O. Hidalgo, S. de la Varga, A. Fernandez, N. Facal and E. Gomez

pp. 168-168

 


95 FIRST REPORT ON CLEAVAGE DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING CRYOPRESERVATION OF ADULT AND PREPUBERTAL RHESUS MONKEY (MACACA MULATTA) OOCYTES  

A. Dinnyes, S. Wei, Y. Li, P. Zheng and W. Ji

pp. 169-169

 


96 ULTRASTRUCTURE AND CELL DEATH OF VITRIFIED PORCINE BLASTOCYSTS  

D. Fabian, F. Berthelot, F. Botté and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 169-169

 


97 EFFECT OF RAPID TEMPERATURE CHANGE ON VIABILITY OF FROZEN-THAWED IVM/IVF BOVINE EMBRYOS  

S. Goda, M. Narita, M. Miyamura, S. Hamano, O. Dochi and H. Koyama

pp. 170-170

 


98 CONCEPTION RATES USING BRAHMAN BULL SEMEN FROZEN IN MILK BASED EXTENDER CONTAINING EGG YOLK OR SOYBEAN LIPIDS; A FIELD STUDY IN A TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT  

R. Gonzales, M. Rosales, F. Perea, J. Velarde, E. Soto, R. Palomares, H. Hernandez and A.T. Palasz

pp. 170-171

 


99 MACROMOLECULES FOR VITRIFYING BOVINE OOCYTES  

G. Horvath and G.E. Seidel

pp. 171-171

 


100 EFFECTS OF USING MICRO-PIPETTE TIPS OF DIFFERENT DIAMETERS AND VOLUME OF VITRIFICATION SOLUTION ON THE VIABILITY OF IVM BOVINE OOCYTES AFTER VITRIFICATION 

Y. Inaba, O. Dochi and H. Koyama

pp. 171-172

 


101 CRYOPRESERVATION OF RAT EPIDIDYMAL SPERM: COMPARISON OF TWO COOLING PROTOCOLS  

N. Kashiwazaki, Y. Okuda, A. Takizawa, N. Nakagata and M. Shino

pp. 172-172

 


102 VITRIFICATION OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE AND OVINE EMBRYOS USING THE MINIMUM VOLUME COOLING CRYOTOP METHOD  

J.M. Kelly, D.O. Kleemann, M. Kuwayama and S.K. Walker

pp. 172-173

 


103 A NEW PAPER CONTAINER FOR THE VITRIFICATION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS  

Y.M. Kim, D.H. Ko, S.J. Uhm, K.S. Chung and H.T. Lee

pp. 173-173

 


104 EFFECT OF HATCHING STATUS ON VITRIFICATION OF CLONED BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS  

C. Laowtammathron, T. Terao, C. Lorthongpanich, S. Muenthaisong, T. Vetchayan, S. Hochi and R. Parnpai

pp. 174-174

 


105 VITRIFICATION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS USING THE CLV METHOD 

W. Lindemans, L. Sangalli, A. Kick, C.R. Earl and R.C. Fry

pp. 174-174

 


106 EVALUATION OF ADDITION OF REDUCED GLUTATHIONE TO COOLING MEDIUM ON IN VITRO FERTILITY AND ACROSOME REACTION IN BOAR SPERMATOZOA  

C. Matás, J. Gadea, F. García-Vázquez, J.C. Gardón and S. Cánovas

pp. 175-175

 


107 TOXICITY OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL ON FROZEN AND THAWED IVP EMBRYOS IN DIRECT TRANSFER METHOD  

S. Matoba, K. Imai, Y. Mimaki, M. Narita, M. Tagawa, O. Dochi and N. Saito

pp. 175-176

 


108 CRYOPRESERVATION OF GERMPLASM FROM HERITAGE BREEDS OF DOMESTIC LIVESTOCK: SEASONAL EFFECTS ON SUPEROVULATION RESPONSE AND EMBRYO PRODUCTION  

D. Matsas, V. Huntress, H. Levine, G. Saperstein and E.W. Overstrom

pp. 176-176

 


109 REFREEZING STALLION SPERMATOZOA FOR ASSISTED REPRODUCTION  

P.M. McCue, A.I. Moore and J.E. Bruemmer

pp. 176-177

 


110 OSMOTIC STRESS ON THE CELLULAR ACTIN FILAMENT ORGANIZATION OF IN VITRO PRODUCED PORCINE EMBRYOS  

H. Men, Y. Agca, S.F. Mullen, E.S. Critser and J.K. Critser

pp. 177-177

 


111 VOLUMETRIC CHANGES OF BOVINE OOCYTES RESULTING FROM DEHYDRATION IN DISACCHARIDE SOLUTIONS  

A.E. Moisan, J.W. Lynn, S.P. Leibo and R.A. Godke

pp. 177-178

 


112 EFFECT OF THE IVM PROTOCOL OF BOVINE OOCYTES ON SURVIVAL RATES AFTER VITRIFICATION BY OPEN PULLED STRAW METHOD  

E. Moran, E. Gomez, A. Rodriguez, C.O. Hidalgo, N. Facal and C. Diez

pp. 178-178

 


113 COMPARISON OF TWO ETHYLENE GLYCOL EQUILIBRATION TREATMENTS FOR THE QUICK FREEZING OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS  

A.C. Nicácio, R. Simões, C. Yamada, H.V.A. Caetano, M.R.B. Mello, M.E.O.A. Assumpção, R.P.C. Gerger, V.P. Oliveira and J.A. Visintin

pp. 178-179

 


114 EFFECT OF CYTOCHALASIN B TREATMENT ON VITRIFICATION OF CAPRINE PARTHENOGENIC BLASTOCYSTS  

S. Nims, D. Melican, T. Jellerette, R. Butler and W. Gavin

pp. 179-179

 


115 DIMETHYLSULPHOXIDE AND 1,2-PROPANEDIOL DIFFERENTIALLY CRYOPROTECT BOVINE AND PORCINE PRIMORDIAL, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY FOLLICLES  

E. Papasso Brambilla, A. Paffoni, T.A.L. Brevini, M. De Eguileor, G. Ragni and F. Gandolfi

pp. 180-180

 


116 DEVELOPMENT INTO BLASTOCYSTS OF SWAMP BUFFALO OOCYTES AFTER VITRIFICATION AND NUCLEAR TRANSFER  

R. Parnpai, C. Laowtammathron, T. Terao, C. Lorthongpanich, S. Muenthaisong, T. Vetchayan and S. Hochi

pp. 180-181

 


117 EFFECTS OF PREVIOUS PRESSURE TREATMENT ON THE SURVIVAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL SPEED OF EXPANDED MOUSE BLASTOCYSTS FROZEN RAPIDLY (PILOT STUDY)  

C. Pribenszky, M. Molnar, S. Cseh and L. Solti

pp. 181-181

 


118 VITRIFICATION OF PRONUCLEAR-STAGE MOUSE EMBRYOS ON ALUMINUM FOIL FLOATING ON LIQUID NITROGEN  

H. Sagirkaya, F. Ergin, H. Bagis and S. Arat

pp. 181-181

 


119 CRYOPRESERVATION OF BIOPSIED BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO USING ARABINOGALACTAN AND 1.5 M ETHYLENE GLYCOL  

B. Shangguan, N. Yang, R. Vanderwal and M.D. Darrow

pp. 182-182

 


120 PREGNANCY RATES RESULTING FROM TRANSFER OF FRESH AND FROZEN HOLSTEIN AND JERSEY EMBRYOS  

R. Steel and J.F. Hasler

pp. 182-183

 


121 VITRIFICATION OF MOUSE MORULAE BY A NEW METHOD: PULLULAN FILM-STRAW VITRIFICATION  

Y. Takagi, M. Shimizu, T. Kato, A. Danguri and M. Sakamoto

pp. 183-183

 


122 COMPARISON OF TWO CRYOPROTECTANT DILUTION TREATMENTS FOR QUICK FROZEN IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

J.A. Visintin, A.C. Nicácio, C. Yamada, H.V.C. Amaral, R. Simões, M. Milazzotto, M.G. Marques and C.M. Mendes

pp. 183-184

 


123 VITRIFICATION OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS BY ADDITION OF CRYOPROTECTANT IN ONE STEP  

D.J. Walker, L.F. Campos-Chillon and G.E. Seidel

pp. 184-184

 


124 CRYOPRESERVATION OF WHITE-TAILED DEER (ODOCOILEUS VIRGINIANUS) SEMEN  

B. Williams, G. Flores-Foxworth, S. Chapman, J. Romano, B. Kidd, G. Fuchs, M. Westhusin, D. Kraemer and D. Frels

pp. 184-185

 


125 MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF DAY 14 AND DAY 21 IVP AND CLONED BOVINE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT  

N.I. Alexopoulos, A.J. French and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 185-185

 


126 MOUSE BLASTOCYST FORMATION IS REGULATED BY SPECIFIC PKC ISOFORMS THAT AFFECT LOCALIZATION OF NA/K-ATPASE  

J.J. Eckert, I.T. Cameron and T.P. Fleming

pp. 185-186

 


127 APOPTOSIS IN BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS FROM FIVE DIFFERENT PRODUCTION SYSTEMS  

J.O. Gjørret and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 186-186

 


128 CHANGES WITHIN OXYGEN ENVIRONMENT DURING IVF AND IVC IMPROVE BOVINE EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO  

C.O. Hidalgo, C. Diez, E. Moran, J.M. Prendes, P. Humblot, B. Marquant-Le Guienne, N. Facal and E. Gomez

pp. 187-187

 


129 IN UTERO TRANSPLANTATION OF HUMAN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS (HSC) INTO FETAL GOATS OFFERS A NEW APPROACH TO STUDIES OF HSC EXPANSION AND DEVELOPMENT  

S.-Z. Huang, F. Zeng, D. Sun, M.-J. Chen, Z.-R. Ren and Y.-T. Zeng

pp. 187-187

 


130 INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 AND INTERLEUKIN-11 AS POSSIBLE SURVIVAL FACTORS FOR THE BOVINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYO EXPOSED TO STRESS  

F. D. Jousan, J. Hernández-Ceron, C. M. Franco and P. J. Hansen

pp. 188-188

 


131 DIFFERENTIAL DNA METHYLATION CHANGES OF THE REPETITIVE SEQUENCES DURING PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT IN THE MOUSE 

S.-H. Kim, Y.-K. Kang, D.-B. Koo, M.-J. Kang, K.-K. Lee and Y.-M. Han

pp. 188-188

 


132 INCIDENCE OF OXIDATIVE STRESS-INDUCED APOPTOSIS IN OVINE EMBRYOS IS ALLEVIATED IN VITRO BY TROLOX, A WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMIN E ANALOGUE  

A. Reis, K.A. Powell, G.J. McCallum, J.A. Rooke and T.G. McEvoy

pp. 188-189

 


133 SUBOPTIMAL OOCYTE ACTIVATION CAUSES METHYLATION CHANGE IN TWO IMPRINTED GENES IN THE MOUSE  

S. Toth, T. Imamura, A. Kerjean, T. Heams, S. Madoux, D. Huneau, J.-P. Ozil and A. Paldi

pp. 189-189

 


134 INCOMPLETE HISTONE ACETYLATION OF SOMATIC CHROMATIN IN BOVINE OOCYTES  

G. Wee, S.-H. Kim, K.P. Kim, S. Yeo, D.-B. Koo, S.J. Moon, K.-K. Lee and Y.-M. Han

pp. 189-190

 


135 DNA METHYLATION PROFILES IN THE PREIMPLANTATION PORCINE EMBRYOS 

S. Yeo, Y.-K. Kang, D.-B Koo, J.-S Han, W.-K Chang, J.-K. Park, Y.-M. Han and K.-K. Lee

pp. 190-190

 


136 HIGH PROTEIN DIET INHIBITS INNER CELL MASS FORMATION AND INCREASES APOPTOSIS IN MOUSE BLASTOCYSTS DEVELOPED IN VIVO BY INCREASING THE LEVELS OF AMMONIUM IN THE REPRODUCTIVE TRACT  

D.K. Gardner, K.S. Stilley and M. Lane

pp. 190-190

 


137 THE EFFECT OF ANTI-CD44 ON EMBRYO IMPLANTATION IN RABBITS 

M.J. Illera, P. Bermejo, J. Hernandez, A. Gonzalez and J.C. Illera

pp. 190-191

 


138 EARLY EMBRYO MORTALITY IN BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) DURING THE SPRING PERIOD  

G. Neglia, C. Grassi, A. Prandi, G. Galiero, E. De Carlo, L. Zicarelli and G. Campanile

pp. 191-191

 


139 PROSTAGLANDIN F COMPROMISES DEVELOPMENT OF PRE-IMPLANTATION BOVINE EMBRYOS DURING COMPACTION  

F.N. Scenna, J.L. Edwards and F.N. Schrick

pp. 191-192

 


140 A STUDY ON HINNY PRODUCTION FROM LOCAL JENNIES (EQUUS ASINUS) AND STALLIONS (E. CABALLUS) IN ETHIOPIA: NORMAL OFFSPRING PRODUCED  

G. Tadesse, T. Abayneh, F. Gebreab, M. Tefera and G. Wirtu

pp. 192-192

 


141 EFFECT OF NUMBER OF LAMBS, THEIR SEX AND BIRTH WEIGHT ON OVINE PREGNANCY-ASSOCIATED GLYCOPROTEIN (ovPAG) CONCENTRATIONS  

L. Vandaele, S. Verberckmoes, S. De Cat, B. El Amiri, J. Sulon, L. Duchateau, A. Van Soom and J.-F. Beckers

pp. 192-193

 


143 DIETARY CARBOHYDRATES AND LIPIDS AFFECT IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION FOLLOWING OPU IN HEIFERS  

S.J. Adamiak, K. Mackie, M. Ewen, K.A. Powell, R.G. Watt, J.A. Rooke, R. Webb and K.D. Sinclair

pp. 193-194

 


144 ARE BLASTOCYST RATES A RELIABLE INDICATOR OF THE QUALITY OF AN IVP SYSTEM?  

B. Avery and T. Greve

pp. 194-194

 


145 COMBINED GLUCOSE AND FRUCTOSE SUPPLEMENTATION IN PROTEIN-FREE KSOM IMPROVES PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE TRANSGENIC CLONED EMBRYOS  

M.M.U. Bhuiyan, G. Jang, E.-S. Park, K.-H. Ko, H.-Y. Jeon, S.-K. Kang, B.-C. Lee and W.-S. Hwang

pp. 194-195

 


146 COMPARISON OF EMBRYO CULTURE MEDIA FOR BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT AFTER INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION OF IN VITRO-MATURED EQUINE OOCYTES  

Y.H. Choi, D.D. Varner and K. Hinrichs

pp. 195-195

 


147 ION COMPOSITION OF CULTURE MEDIUM INFLUENCES MITOCHONDRIAL DISTRIBUTION AND BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT OF PREIMPLANTATION PORCINE EMBRYOS  

M.L. Conover-Sparman and R.L. Krisher

pp. 195-196

 


148 EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR INDUCES BCL-XL GENE EXPRESSION AND REDUCES APOPTOSIS IN PORCINE PARTHENOTES DEVELOPING IN VITRO  

X.S. Cui, Y.J. Jeong, S.H. Cheon and N.-H. Kim

pp. 196-196

 


149 GLUCOSE METABOLISM OF IN VITRO AND IN VIVO PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS  

J.F. De La Torre Sanchez, M. Lane, J. Gibbons, D.K. Gardner and G.E. Seidel

pp. 196-197

 


150 PREGNANCY AND PARTURITION FOLLOWING TRANSFER OF BOVINE EMBRYOS CULTURED IN TWO MEDIA UNDER TWO OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS  

A. Fischer-Brown, R. Monson, D. Northey, T. Kuhlka and J. Rutledge

pp. 197-197

 


151 A SIMPLE AND FAST METHOD FOR CONCURRENT DIFFERENTIAL STAINING AND TUNEL LABELLING OF BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS  

A.A. Fouladi-Nashta, R. Alberio, B. Nicholas, K.H.S. Campbell and R. Webb

pp. 197-198

 


152 EFFECT OF REPLACEMENT OF PYRUVATE/LACTATE IN CULTURE MEDIUM WITH GLUCOSE ON PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE EMBRYOS IN VITRO  

N.W.K. Karja, S. Medvedev, D. Fuchimoto, A. Onishi, M. Iwamoto, T. Otoi and T. Nagai

pp. 198-198

 


153 EXPRESSION OF TGF-BETA I AND TYPE I AND TYPE II OF TGF-BETA RECEPTORS IN BOVINE EMBRYOS 

B.K. Kim, H.J. Chung, B.C. Yang, D.H. Kim, J.H. Woo, J.H. Choi, H.H. Seong, J.K. Jung and W.K. Chang

pp. 198-199

 


154 THE EFFECT OF FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR-4 ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF NUCLEAR TRANSFER BOVINE EMBRYOS  

D.H. Kim, B.C. Yang, S.K. Lee, H.S. Park, S.B. Park and W.K. Chang

pp. 199-199

 


155 OXYGEN MEASUREMENTS AS INDICATORS OF CULTURE CONDITIONS AND VIABILITY OF CATTLE EMBRYOS  

A.S. Lopes, L.D.M. Ottosen, T. Greve and H. Callesen

pp. 199-199

 


156 INFLUENCE OF SERUM AND BSA ON BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT AND HATCHING IN IVF AND NUCLEAR TRANSFER BOVINE EMBRYOS  

G.F. Mastromonaco, E. Semple, C. Robert, J. Rho, D. Betts and W.A. King

pp. 200-200

 


157 A WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMIN E ANALOGUE (TROLOX) IMPROVES OVINE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT DURING SERUM-FREE CULTURE IN THE PRESENCE OF DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID (C22:6n-3)  

T.G. McEvoy, A. Reis, M. Ewen, G.J. McCallum and J.A. Rooke

pp. 200-201

 


158 APOPTOSIS IN IN VITRO PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS ACCORDING TO DEVELOPMENTAL KINETICS  

F.V. Meirelles, K.L. Schwarz, G.K.F. Merighe, S.F. Carambula and Y.F. Watanabe

pp. 201-201

 


159 EFFECT OF GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY STIMULATING FACTOR (GM-CSF) AND SERUM, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, ON INTERFERON-TAU (IFNT) PRODUCTION BY OVINE EMBRYOS  

J.A. Rooke, M. Ewen, M.E. Staines, T.G. McEvoy and C.J. Ashworth

pp. 201-202

 


160 EFFECTS OF EXTRACELLULAR ION CONCENTRATIONS ON IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF DOMESTIC CAT IVF EMBRYOS  

W.F. Swanson, A.L. Manharth, J.B. Bond, H.L. Bateman, R.L. Krisher and J.R. Herrick

pp. 202-202

 


161 EFFECT OF BOVINE PITUITARY EXTRACT ON HATCHING AND POST-HATCHING DEVELOPMENT OF IVP BOVINE EMBRYOS  

N.C. Talbot and A.M. Powell

pp. 202-203

 


162 INSULIN IMPROVES FREQUENCY OF CLEAVAGE AND IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS IN DEFINED MEDIUM  

G. Wirtu, C.E. Pope, P. Damiani, B.L. Dresser, R.A. Godke and B.D. Bavister

pp. 203-203

 


163 IMPROVEMENT OF IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF PIG EMBRYOS BY SYNCHRONISATION OF OOCYTE MEIOTIC MATURATION WITH CYCLOHEXIMIDE  

J. Ye, K.H.S. Campbell and M.R. Luck

pp. 204-204

 


164 BOVINE PLACENTAL LACTOGEN (BPL) AND BOVINE PREGNANCY-SPECIFIC PROTEIN B (BPSPB) AS INDIRECT MEASURES OF PLACENTAL FUNCTION IN IN VITRO-DERIVED BOVINE PREGNANCIES  

M. Bertolini, C.R. Wallace and G.B. Anderson

pp. 204-204

 


165 RE-EXPANSION AND QUALITY OF SPLIT BOVINE EMBRYOS IN VITRO  

P. Kesseler, E. Mahabir, M. Köster, M. Gilles, K. Wimmers, S. Ponsuksili and K. Schellander

pp. 205-205

 


166 MOUSE EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT FROM ONE-CELL STAGE TO BLASTOCYST, UTILIZING KSOM SUPPLEMENTED WITH AMINO ACIDS IN A MICROCHANNEL DEVICE 

P.H.C. Lopes, S.A. Malusky, A.S. Lima, D.J. Beebe and M.B. Wheeler

pp. 205-205

 


167 THE USE OF BULL ROUND SPERMATIDS FOR PRODUCING RECONSTRUCTED EMBRYOS  

S.A. Ock, D.O. Kwack, S.Y. Choe and G.J. Rho

pp. 206-206

 


168 FACTORS AFFECTING ON EMBRYO TRANSFER PREGNANCY RATES OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS  

S. Aoki, S. Murano, M. Miyamura, S. Hamano, Y. Terawaki, O. Dochi and H. Koyama

pp. 206-206

 


169 PREGNANCY RATES OF THREE DIFFERENT RECIPIENT POOLS IN A COMMERCIAL BOVINE OPU/IVP PILOT TRIAL-NEW ZEALAND  

M.C. Berg and A.J. Peterson

pp. 206-207

 


170 INFLUENCE OF FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH EMBRYO RECOVERY AND POLICY OF TRANSFER ON PREGNANCY RATES AFTER TRANSFER OF BOVINE FRESH EMBRYOS  

G. Bourgoin, H. Quinton, A. Rohou, P. Humblot and C. Ponsart

pp. 207-207

 


171 IMPROVEMENT IN EMBRYO RECOVERY USING UTERINE DOUBLE FLUSHING  

A. Castro Neto, B.V. Sanches, S.H.V. Perri, M.M. Seneda and J.F. Garcia

pp. 207-208

 


172 ELECTIVE SINGLE EMBRYO TRANSFER (ESET) IN HUMANS DOES NOT AFFECT THE CHANCES OF A SUCCESSFUL PREGNANCY  

J. Catt, T. Wood, M. Henman and R. Jansen

pp. 208-208

 


173 TRANSFER OF VITRIFIED BLASTOCYSTS FROM ONE OR TWO SUPEROVULATED LARGE WHITE HYPERPROLIFIC DONORS TO MEISHAN RECIPIENTS: REPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS AT DAY 30 OF PREGNANCY  

C. Cuello, F. Berthelot, F. Martinat-Botté, P. Guillouet, V. Furstoss, C. Boisseau, P. Manceau, A. Locatelli and E.A. Martínez

pp. 208-208

 


174 EMBRYO TRANSFER OF VITRIFIED IVF EMBRYOS IN CATTLE: PREGNANCY COMPARISON AFTER SINGLE AND DOUBLE TRANSFER  

F.L. Du, A. Dinnyes, L.Y. Sung, J. Xu, S. Jiang, C.X. Tian and X. Yang

pp. 209-209

 


175 SAVING PREGNANCIES IN BEEF CATTLE AFTER A LUTEOLYTIC DOSE OF PROSTAGLANDIN 

C.E. Ferguson, D.J. Kesler, T.R. Davidson, B. Leonard and R.A. Godke

pp. 209-210

 


176 PRODUCTION OF TRANSFERABLE EMBRYOS IN BRAHMAN COWS TREATED WITH BOVINE SOMATOTROPIN  

R. Gonzalez-Fernandez, J.C. Velarde, F. Perea-Ganchou, E. Soto-Belloso, R. Palomares-Naveda and H.J. Hernandez-Fonseca

pp. 210-210

 


177 HYSTEROSCOPIC BLASTOCYST IMPLANTATION A NOVEL EMBRYO TRANSFER PROCEDURE 

M. Kamrava and M. Yin

pp. 210-211

 


178 EMBRYO QUALITY AND COLOR IN HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN AND BELGIAN BLUE CATTLE IN RELATION TO DONOR BLOOD CHOLESTEROL AND TRIGLYCERIDES  

J.L.M.R. Leroy, L. Goossens, A. Geldhof, T. Vanholder, G. Opsomer, A. Van soom and A. de Kruif

pp. 211-211

 


179 IMPORTANCE OF EMBRYO TRANSFERS IN TRANSGENIC MOUSE FACILITIES  

E. Mahabir, A. Mayer, S. Marschall, M. Hrabe de Angelis and J. Schmidt

pp. 211-212

 


180 EFFECT OF TIME OF ECG TREATMENT ON PREGNANCY RATES IN BOS INDICUS × BOS TAURUS RECIPIENTS SYNCHRONIZED WITH PROGESTERONE VAGINAL DEVICES AND TRANSFERRED WITHOUT ESTRUS DETECTION 

L.F. Nasser, E.L. Reis, A.M. Oliveira, G.A. Bo and P.S. Baruselli

pp. 212-212

 


181 COMPARISON OF THE PREGNANCY RATES AFTER SYNCHRONIZATION OF OVULATION USING GnRH AND PGF IN RECIPIENT DAIRY CATTLE  

T. Nishisouzu, M. Sugawara, S. Aoki, K. Kishida, M. Moriyoshi, M. Moriyoshi, O. Dochi and H. Koyama

pp. 212-213

 


182 LAPAROSCOPIC EMBRYO TRANSFER IN KOREAN BLACK GOATS  

S.T. Shin, S.K. Jang, H.S. Yang, O.K. Lee, Y.H. Shim, W.I. Choi, D.S. Lee, J.K. Cho and Y.W. Lee

pp. 213-213

 


183 PREGNANCY RATE FOLLOWING TRANSFER OF IN VITRO- AND IN VIVO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS TO LH-TREATED RECIPIENTS  

J. Small, M. Colazo, D. Ambrose, R. Mapletoft, J. Reeb and J. Kastelic

pp. 213-213

 


184 PREGNANCY RATES AFTER ESTRUS SYNCHRONIZATION TREATMENT WITH NEW AND REUSED CIDR-B DEVICES 

C.W. Solorzano, J.H. Mendoza, J. Oden and S. Romo

pp. 214-214

 


185 ASSESSMENT OF VIABILITY OF IN VITRO PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS BY TRIPLE AND SINGLE TRANSFER  

A.M. van Wagtendonk-De Leeuw, A. Pugh, W. McMillan, J. Hepburn, B. Peachey, S. Hagenson, K. Cockrem, A. Marsh, H. Voges and Z. Xu

pp. 214-215

 


186 SEROCONVERSION OF CALVES TO BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA VIRUS (BVDV) FOLLOWING INTRAVENOUS INOCULATION WITH ARTIFICIALLY EXPOSED IN VIVO-DERIVED EMBRYOS  

J.G. Waldrop, D.A. Stringfellow, M.D. Givens, P.K. Galik, K.P. Riddell, M.G. Riddell and R.L. Carson

pp. 215-215

 


187 EFFECTS OF OXYGEN TENSION ON ESTABLISHMENT, LDH ISOZYMES, AND MRNA EXPRESSION OF MURINE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS  

J. Gibbons, E. Hewitt and D.K. Gardner

pp. 215-215

 


188 FATE OF CHIMERIC EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS RECONSTRUCTED WITH PARTHENOGENETIC MOUSE EMBRYOS  

J.Y. Kim, S.J. Uhm, K.S. Chung and H.T. Lee

pp. 216-216

 


189 ESTABLISHMENT OF BUFFALO EMBRYONIC STEM-LIKE (ES-LIKE) CELL LINES FROM DIFFERENT SOURCES OF DERIVED BLASTOCYSTS  

Y. Kitiyanant, J. Saikhun, N. Kitiyanant, H. Sritanaudomchai, T. Faisaikarm and K. Pavasuthipaisit

pp. 216-216

 


190 FEEDERS FROM RHESUS MONKEY SUPPORT PROLONGED DIFFERENTIATED GROWTH OF RHESUS MONKEY EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS  

T. Li, Y. Xie, X. Zhang, S. Wang and W. Ji

pp. 216-217

 


191 IN VIVO AND IN VITRO DIFFERENTIATION OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM PARTHENOGENETIC EMBRYOS IN MICE  

T. Mitani, T. Teramura, T. Tada, Y. Hosoi and A. Iritani

pp. 217-217

 


192 ISOLATION AND CULTURE OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELL-LIKE CELLS FROM IN VITRO FERTILIZED PORCINE BLASTOCYSTS  

H.-Y. Son, C.-H. Park, S.-G. Lee, G.-S. Lee, H.-S. Kim, S. Kim, S.-K. Kang, W.-S. Hwang and C.-K. Lee

pp. 217-218

 


193 CHARACTERIZATION OF PORCINE TROPHECTODERM-DERIVED CELLS IN THE PRESENCE OF HBMP4 IN THE ABSENCE OF A FEEDER LAYER  

K.B. Stewart, A.M. Adams, S.L. Pratt and S.L. Stice

pp. 218-218

 


194 THE EFFECT OF OVIDUCTAL INCUBATION OF OOCYTES AND EMBRYOS ON ADHERENCE OF BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA VIRUS 

A. Bielanski, C.L. Lutze-Wallace and S. Nadin-Davis

pp. 218-218

 


195 REMOVAL OF EQUINE ARTERITIS VIRUS FROM STALLION SEMEN  

R.J. GeraghtyE, J.M. Morrell, L. Spencer and P.V. Holmes

pp. 219-219

 


196 PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA VIRUS INFECTIONS IN FETAL FIBROBLAST CELLS  

M.D. Givens, D.A. Stringfellow, K.P. Riddell, P.K. Galik, E. Sullivan, J. Robl, P. Kasinathan, C.C. Dykstra and D.W. Boykin

pp. 219-219

 


197 SUSCEPTIBILITY OF PORCINE MORULAE AND BLASTOCYST STAGE EMBRYOS TO PSEUDORABIES VIRUS AND PORCINE REPRODUCTIVE AND RESPIRATORY SYNDROME VIRUS  

B. Mateusen, A. Van Soom, D.G.D. Maes and H.J. Nauwynck

pp. 219-220

 


198 BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA VIRUS (BVDV) IN CELL LINES USED FOR SOMATIC CELL CLONING 

D. Stringfellow, K. Riddell, M.D. Givens, P. Galik, E. Sullivan, J. Robl and P. Kasinathan

pp. 220-220

 


199 CHARACTERISTICS OF CHAMOIS (RUPICAPRA PYRENAICA PARVA) EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA DEPENDING ON TIME POSTMORTEM  

L. Anel, F. Martinez-Pastor, M. Kaabi, V. Garcia-Macias, M. Alvarez, E. Anel, P. Herraez and P. de Paz

pp. 220-221

 


200 OVARIAN STIMULATION, LAPAROSCOPIC OOCYTE RETRIEVAL, IVF AND BLASTOCYST PRODUCTION USING SEQUENTIAL MEDIA IN THE AFRICAN LION (PANTHERA LEO)  

D.L. Armstrong, E.G. Crichton, S.M. Dankof, L.M.J. Schwalbach, D.K. Gardner and N.M. Loskutoff

pp. 221-221

 


201 RED DEER (CERVUS ELAPHUS) CALVES BORN FROM IN VITRO-PRODUCED BLASTOCYSTS FERTILIZED AND CULTURED IN DEER SYNTHETIC OVIDUCT FLUID  

D.K. Berg, S.E. Beaumont, M.C. Berg and G.W. Asher

pp. 222-222

 


202 FERTILIZING ABILITY OF EPIDIDYMAL CAT SPERMATOZOA AFTER CRYOPRESERVATION OR STORAGE AT 4°C.  

L. Bogliolo, P. Bonelli, L. Madau, M.T. Zedda, C. Santucciu, G. Leoni, S. Pau and S. Ledda

pp. 222-222

 


203 TIMING OF IN VITRO OOCYTE MATURATION IN SPRINGBOK (ANTIDORCAS MARSUPIALIS), BLACK WILDEBEEST (CONNECHAETES GNU), BLESBOK (DAMALISCUS DORCUS PHILLIPSI), AND REEDBUCK (REDUNCA ARUNDINUM)  

A.M. Brad, T. Spies, F. Olivier, M. Lane, D.K. Gardner, P. Bartels and R.L. Krisher

pp. 223-223

 


204 THE PRODUCTION OF INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION LION (PANTHERA LEO) EMBYROS USING SPERMATOZOA COLLECTED BY PERCUTANEOUS EPIDIDYMAL SPERM ASPIRATION FROM VASECTOMIZED MALES  

P. Damiani, M. Gomez, A. Cole, E. Pope, R. Aguilar, B. Hammond, L. Nel, C. Cortez, J. Vaccaro, E. Sarrat, E. Markey and B. Dresser

pp. 223-224

 


205 A GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE: XENOGRAFTING OF TESTIS TISSUE FROM DOMESTIC KITTENS RESULTS IN COMPLETE CAT SPERMATOGENESIS IN A MOUSE HOST  

A. Honaramooz, A. Snedaker and I. Dobrinski

pp. 224-224

 


206 POSTNATAL MANAGEMENT OF CHRYPTORCHID BANTENG CALVES CLONED BY NUCLEAR TRANSFER UTILIZING FROZEN FIBROBLAST CULTURES AND ENUCLEATED COW OVA  

D.L. Janssen, M.L. Edwards, J.A. Koster, R.P. Lanza and O.A. Ryder

pp. 224-224

 


207 OVARIAN STIMULATION, TRANSVAGINAL, ULTRASOUND-GUIDED OOCYTE RETRIEVAL, ICSI AND BLASTOCYST PRODUCTION IN SEQUENTIAL MEDIA IN THE WESTERN LOWLAND GORILLA (GORILLA GORILLA GORILLA)  

N.M. Loskutoff, T.R. Bowsher, J.A. Chatfield, G.A. Stones, J.W. Ramey, L. Zhang, M. Putman, C. Boland, D. Wharton and D.K. Gardner

pp. 225-225

 


208 EFFECT OF REFRIGERATION AND CRYOPRESERVATION ON THE QUALITY OF LION EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA  

A.F. Malo, F. Martinez-Pastor, F. Olivier, T. Spies, E.R.S. Roldan and P. Bartels

pp. 225-226

 


209 FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT OF WHITE RHINOCEROS CERATHOTERIUM SIMUM EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA BEFORE AND AFTER CRYOPRESERVATION  

F. Martinez-Pastor, F. Olivier, T. Spies, L. Anel and P. Bartels

pp. 226-226

 


210 INCREASE IN OVULATION RATE AFTER IMMUNIZATION OF MALPURA EWES AGAINST A SYNTHETIC PEPTIDE SEQUENCE OF THE ±-SUBUNIT OF BOVINE INHIBIN 

S.M.K. Naqvi, P. Palta, A. Joshi, R. Gulyani, V. Paul, V.P. Maurya and R.S. Manik

pp. 226-227

 


211 QUALITY CHANGES IN BLUE WILDEBEEST (CONNOCHAETES TAURINUS) EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA MAINTAINED AT 4°C  

F. Olivier, T. Spies, F. Martinez-Pastor, D.M. Barry and P. Bartels

pp. 227-227

 


212 EFFECT OF CRYOPRESERVATION METHODS AND PRE-CRYOPRESERVATION STORAGE ON BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN (TURSIOPS TRUNCATES) SPERMATOZOA  

T.R. Robeck and J.K. O¿Brien

pp. 227-228

 


213 EFFECTS OF TIME OF MATURATION AND SHEEP SERUM ON IN VITRO FERTILIZATION IN THE ENDANGERED ELD'S DEER (CERVUS ELDI THAMIN) OOCYTES  

B. Siriaroonrat, P. Comizzoli, N. Songsasen, R.E. Spindler, S.L. Monfort, D.K. Berg and B.S. Pukazhenthi

pp. 228-228

 


214 USE OF FLOURESCENT PROBES TO ACCESS EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA OF THE BLUE WILDEBEEST CONNOCHAETES TAURINUS AND IMPALA ANTELOPE AEPYCEROS MELAMPUS MELAMPUS  

T. Spies, F. Olivier, F. Martinez-Pastor, D.M. Barry and P. Bartels

pp. 228-229

 


215 SUCCESSFUL OUT-OF-BREEDING SEASON ESTRUS SYNCHRONIZATION FOLLOWED BY FIXED TIME INSEMINATION IN WATERBUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS)  

R.M. Züge, U. Rodacki, A.T. Grandi, J.M.J. Aerts and P.E.J. Bols

pp. 229-229

 


216 TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND-GUIDED BIOPSY OF THE BOVINE OVARY: A NEW TOOL FOR THE STUDY OF PREANTRAL FOLLICLES  

J.M.J. Aerts, P.E.J. Bols, Ma. Oste, C.J.D. Van Ginneken, E. Wechsung and A. Houvenaghel

pp. 229-230

 


217 LUTEAL REGRESSION AND FOLLICLE DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING PROSTAGLANDIN-F TREATMENT 3 DAYS AFTER OVULATION IN MARES  

D.R. Bergfelt, R.A. Pierson and O.J. Ginther

pp. 230-230

 


218 ULTRASOUND-GUIDED TRANSVAGINAL INJECTION OF A LOW DOSE OF FSH-LH INTO THE BOVINE OVARY AS AN ALTERNATIVE WAY TO STIMULATE FOLLICULAR GROWTH: PRELIMINARY RESULTS  

P.E.J. Bols, T. Vanholder, J.L.M.R. Leroy, J.M.J. Aerts and A. Van Soom

pp. 230-231

 


219 EFFECTS OF GROWTH HORMONE AND GNRH ANTAGONISTS ON FOLLICULAR AND OOCYTE DEVELOPMENT IN SHEEP  

P. Gonzalez-Añover, T. Encinas, R.M. Garcia-Garcia, A. Veiga-Lopez, J. Santiago-Moreno, A. Lopez-Sebastian, M.J. Cocero and A. Gonzalez-Bulnes

pp. 231-231

 


220 ENDOCRINE AND OVARIAN FUNCTION AFTER GNRH ANTAGONIST TREATMENTS IN GOATS 

A. Gonzalez-Bulnes, J. Santiago Moreno, R.M. Garcia-Garcia, C.J.H. Souza, A. Lopez-Sebastian and A.S. McNeilly

pp. 231-232

 


221 CYSTIC BOVINE FOLLICLES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH AN ALTERATION IN LOCAL GENE AND PROTEIN EXPRESSION  

J. Greenaway, N. Linnerth and J. Petrik

pp. 232-232

 


222 THE ROLE OF TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-RELATED APOPTOSIS INDUCING LIGAND DURING FOLLICULAR ATRESIA IN PIG OVARIES 

N. Inoue, N. Manabe, M. Nakayama, T. Matsui, A. Maeda, S. Nakagawa and H. Miyamoto

pp. 232-232

 


223 DEVELOPMENTAL PATTERN OF SMALL (1-3 mm) ANTRAL FOLLICLES IN THE BOVINE OVARY  

R.S. Jaiswal, J. Singh and G.P. Adams

pp. 233-233

 


224 FOLLICULAR GROWTH IN SHEEP SUPEROVULATED WITH FSH AFTER PRE-TREATMENT WITH GNRH ANTAGONISTS  

C. Lopez-Alonso, T. Encinas, A. Veiga-Lopez, R.M. Garcia-Garcia, J.M. Ros, P. Gonzalez-Añover, M.J. Cocero and A. Gonzalez-Bulnes

pp. 233-233

 


225 GROWTH OF OOCYTES IN PIG PRIMORDIAL FOLLICLES XENOTRANSPLANTED INTO SCID MICE  

M. Moniruzzaman, S. Senbon and T. Miyano

pp. 233-234

 


226 HEAT SHOCK OF GERMINAL VESICLE-STAGE BOVINE OOCYTES REDUCES EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT  

R.R. Payton, A.M. Saxton, J.L. Lawrence and J.L. Edwards

pp. 234-234

 


227 OVARIAN FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS IN POSTPARTUM MEDITERRANEAN ITALIAN BUFFALOES 

G.A. Presicce, G. De Santis and E.M. Senatore

pp. 235-235

 


228 DOMINANT FOLLICLE DEVIATION IN GUZERA BREED (BOS INDICUS) COWS  

J.H.M. Viana, G.T.R.M. Coutinho, M.P. Palhao, L.S.A. Camargo, W.F. Sa, A.M. Ferreira and L.A.G. Nogueira

pp. 235-235

 


229 CHARACTERIZATION OF CONNEXIN 43 IN THE CANINE OVARIAN FOLLICLE 

L.A. Willingham-Rocky, M.C. Golding, M.E. Westhusin, D.C. Kraemer and R.C. Burghardt

pp. 235-236

 


230 TRANSCRIPTOMICS ANALYSIS OF CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION IN BOVINE OVIDUCT EPITHELIAL CELLS DURING THE ESTROUS CYCLE  

S. Bauersachs, S. Rehfeld, S. Koelle, S. Mallok, K. Prelle, H. Wenigerkind, F. Sinowatz, H. Blum and E. Wolf

pp. 236-236

 


231 EXPRESSION PATTERN OF CERTAIN DEVELOPMENTALLY IMPORTANT GENES IN BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS PRODUCED USING CELL LINES OF DIFFERENT EFFICIENCY  

Z. Beyhan and N.L. First

pp. 236-237

 


232 SEARCH FOR THE BOVINE HOMOLOG OF THE MURINE PED GENE 

T. Fair, A. Gutierrez-Adan, M. Murphy, D. Rizos, F. Martin, M.P. Boland and P. Lonergan

pp. 237-237

 


233 EXPRESSION OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR (IGF) MRNA IN BOVINE CONCEPTUSES FROM EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VIVO OR IN VITRO  

C.E. Farin, J.E. Alexander, K.F. Rodriguez and P.W. Farin

pp. 237-238

 


234 IMPRINTING STATUS OF DEVELOPMENTALLY IMPORTANT GENES IN BOVINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS  

C. Gebert, C. Wrenzycki, D. Herrmann, A. Lucas-Hahn, J.W. Carnwath and H. Niemann

pp. 238-238

 


235 RETINOID-DEPENDENT MRNA EXPRESSION IN BOVINE OOCYTES PREMATURED AND/OR MATURED IN VITRO  

E. Gomez, C. Diez, E. Moran, A. Rodriguez, L.J. Royo, F. Goyache, N. Facal and A. Gutierrez-Adan

pp. 238-238

 


236 LOCALIZATION OF INTERFERON-TAU IN BOVINE EMBRYOS AND CUMULUS CELLS BY CONFOCAL MICROSCOPY 

K.M. Johnson, X. Alvarez and H.M. Kubisch

pp. 239-239

 


237 EFFECTS OF IN VITRO V. IN VIVO CULTURE ON EXPRESSION OF EMBRYO DERIVED GENE TRANSCRIPTS INVOLVED IN APOPTOSIS IN SINGLE BOVINE EMBRYOS  

H.M. Knijn, C. Wrenzycki, P.L.A.M. Vos, G.C. van der Weijden, H. Niemann and S.J. Dieleman

pp. 239-239

 


238 ESTROGEN RECEPTOR ALPHA AND PROGESTERONE RECEPTOR EXPRESSION FROM REPRODUCTIVE TISSUE AND IN VITRO PRODUCED EMBRYOS OF THE DOMESTIC CAT  

M.W. Latino, T.C. Chiang, C.E. Pope, M.C. Gomez, A.M. Giraldo, R.F. Harris, A.L. King, B.L. Dresser and J.A. McLachlan

pp. 240-240

 


239 IDENTIFICATION OF DIFFERENTIALLY EXPRESSED GENES IN PORCINE PARTHENOTES AT 2-CELL AND BLASTOCYST STAGES USING ANNEALING CONTROL PRIMER TECHNOLOGY  

H.Y. Lee, S.J. Yoon, K.A. Lee and N.-H. Kim

pp. 240-240

 


240 OVINE PREPUBERTAL OOCYTE SHOWS ALTERATE GENE EXPRESSION AND LOW DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE  

G. Leoni, S. Ledda, L. Bogliolo, S. Succu, I. Rosati, D. Bebbere, P.P. Pintus and S. Naitana

pp. 240-241

 


241 POLYADENYLATION STATUS OF MRNAs CODING FOR PRDX-6, GDF-9, G6PDH AND CYCLIN B1 BEFORE AND AFTER IN VITRO MATURATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES: REAL-TIME PCR RESULTS AFTER REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION WITH OLIGO(DT) OR WITH HEXAMERS  

A.S. Lequarre, J.M. Traverso, J. Marchandise and I. Donnay

pp. 241-241

 


242 GLUTATHIONE CONTENT AND EXPRESSION OF ANTIOXIDANT ENZYME MRNAS IN SHEEP OOCYTES 

T. Livingston, S. MacKenzie, L. Edwards and J. Godkin

pp. 241-242

 


243 TEMPORAL DIVERGENCE IN THE PATTERN OF MRNA EXPRESSION IN BOVINE EMBRYOS CULTURED FROM THE ZYGOTE TO BLASTOCYST STAGE IN VITRO OR IN VIVO  

P. Lonergan, D. Rizos, A. Gutierrez-Adan, P.M. Moreira, B. Pintado, J. de la Fuente and M.P. Boland

pp. 242-242

 


244 REAL TIME PCR EVALUATION OF EXPRESSION PROFILES OF SOME MATERNAL-SOURCED GENE TRANSCRIPTS IN IN VITRO PRODUCED PRE IMPLANTATION STAGE BOVINE EMBRYOS  

S. Mamo, S. Ponsuksili, K. Wimmers, M. Gilles and K. Schellander

pp. 242-243

 


245 RELATIVE ABUNDANCE OF HSP 70 MRNA IN BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO USING DIFFERENT EMBRYO/VOLUME RATIOS IN CULTURE  

A.T.D. Oliveira, C. Gebert, R.F.F. Lopes, H. Niemann and J.L. Rodrigues

pp. 243-243

 


246 IMPROVEMENT OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL CAPACITY OF OOCYTES FROM PREPUBERTAL CATTLE BY INTRAOVARIAN IGF-I APPLICATION  

A. Oropeza, K.G. Hadeler, D. Herrmann, C. Wrenzycki and H. Niemann

pp. 243-244

 


247 GENE EXPRESSION OF MAMMALIAN RELATIVE OF DNAJ IN BOVINE ENDOMETRIUM DURING EARLY PREGNANCY  

K. Oshima, T. Kojima, H. Watanabe, M. Fukushima, O. Dochi, N. Takenouchi, M. Komatsu and N. Yamamoto

pp. 244-244

 


248 EXPRESSION AND LOCALIZATION OF VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR AND VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR 2 IN EQUINE FOLLICLES 

H.G. Pedersen, J. Greenaway, T. Greve and J. Petrik

pp. 244-244

 


249 BOVINE GRANULOSA CELLS MRNA EXPRESSION OF PEROXISOME PROLIFERATOR-ACTIVATED RECEPTOR-± AND THE PROTO-ONCOGENE C-FOS  

A. Rodriguez, L.J. Royo, F. Goyache, C. Diez, E. Moran, A. Salas and E. Gomez

pp. 245-245

 


250 SPECIFIC GENE KNOCK DOWN OF OCT-4 IN MOUSE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS USING SHORT INTERFERENCE RNA  

M.R. Shin, X.S. Cui, K.A. Lee, J.H. Jun and N.-H. Kim

pp. 245-245

 


251 SEARCH FOR GENES INVOLVED IN DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE IN MOUSE OOCYTES USING SUPPRESSION SUBTRACTIVE HYBRIDIZATION  

O. Suzuki, T. Hata, M. Koura, Y. Noguchi, K. Takano, Y. Yamamoto and J. Matsuda

pp. 245-246

 


252 A COMPARATIVE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF GENES IN PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO OR IN VIVO  

D. Tesfaye, K. Wimmers, M. Gilles, S. Ponsuksili and K. Schellander

pp. 246-246

 


253 BOVINE OOCYTE CYCLIN B1 MRNA UNDERGOES CYTOPLASMIC POLYADENYLATION BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF IN VITRO MATURATION 

K. Tremblay, C. Vigneault, G. Bujold and M.-A. Sirard

pp. 246-247

 


254 IDENTIFICATION OF OOCYTE SPECIFIC GENES USING SSH AND MICROARRAY ANALYSIS 

M. Vallée, C. Gravel, M.-F. Palin and M.-A. Sirard

pp. 247-247

 


255 EXPRESSION OF TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS PRIOR TO THE MATERNAL-TO-ZYGOTIC TRANSITION IN BOVINE EMBRYOS 

C. Vigneault, S. McGraw, G. Bujold and M.-A. Sirard

pp. 247-248

 


256 CONSTRUCTION OF A BOVINE CDNA ARRAY TO MONITOR GENE EXPRESSION PROFILES IN BOVINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS  

C. Wrenzycki, T. Brambrink, D. Herrmann, J.W. Carnwath and H. Niemann

pp. 248-248

 


257 DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN GERMINAL VESICLE AND METAPHASE II MOUSE OOCYTES. 

S.J. Yoon, E.H. Jun, Y.H. Kim, H.Y. Lee, N.-H. Kim and K.A. Lee

pp. 248-248

 


258 ULTRASTRUCTURAL STUDY OF STALLION SPERM FOLLOWING THAWING, CAPACITATING AND IVF PROCEDURES: EFFECT OF THE PRESENCE OF CUMULUS-ENCLOSED OOCYTES 

F. Abbate, P.G. Germanà, S. Colleoni and F. Gandolfi

pp. 249-249

 


259 PRODUCTION OF TROPICAL DAIRY CALVES BY EMBRYO TRANSFER USING LOCAL LAISIND (BOS INDICUS) RECIPIENTS AND INTERCONTINENTAL FRESH IVF SHIPPED EMBRYOS 

B.X. Nguyen, N.T. Uoc, L.V. Ty, R.L. Monson, M.L. Leibfried-Rutledge, N.H. Duc, L.C. Bui, Q.X. Huu, N.V. Hanh, N.T. Thanh, N.V. Linh and J.J. Rutledge

pp. 249-250

 


260 PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION FOR THE ENDANGERED MURCIANO-LEVANTINA BOVINE BREED  

D.P. Barajas, J.G. Velasquez, A. Poto and P. Coy

pp. 250-250

 


261 DIFFERENT TRANSVAGINAL OVUM PICK-UP STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE THE OOCYTE RETRIEVAL AND EMBRYO PRODUCTION OVER A FIXED PERIOD OF TIME  

S. Chaubal, J. Molina, C. Olrichs, L. Ferré, D. Faber, X. Tian and X. Yang

pp. 250-251

 


262 IN VITRO FERTILIZATION IN MICROFLUIDIC CHANNELS ENHANCES MONOSPERMIC PENETRATION OF SWINE OOCYTES  

S.G. Clark, E.M. Walters, D.J. Beebe and M.B. Wheeler

pp. 251-251

 


263 BINDING OF STALLION SPERM TO EQUINE AND BOVINE ZONAE PELLUCIDAE: EFFECT OF MILK, MILK PROTEINS AND GLUCOSE  

M.A. Coutinho da Silva, G.E. Seidel, E.L. Squires, Y.H. Choi and E.M. Carnevale

pp. 252-252

 


264 IN VITRO FERTILIZATION OF MACACA NEMESTRINA OOCYTES WITH FRESH AND FROZEN-THAWED EPIDIDYMAL SPERM  

E.C. Curnow and E.S. Hayes

pp. 252-252

 


265 EFFECT OF SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF CULTURE MEDIUM ON IN VITRO EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN BUFFALO  

D.S. Arathy, S. Ashis, G.T. Sharma, A.C. Majumdar and M.S. Chauhan

pp. 253-253

 


266 IN VITRO-DERIVED EMBRYO PRODUCTION WITH SEXED AND UNSEXED SEMEN FROM DIFFERENT BULLS  

L. Ferré, C. Ohlrichs and D. Faber

pp. 253-253

 


267 BODY WEIGHT GAIN VARIATION, HORMONAL AND METABOLIC STATUS AND IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION IN SUPEROVULATED DAIRY HEIFERS  

S. Freret, C. Ficheux, N. Jeanguyot, C. Joly, A. Ponter, C. Ponsart, B. Grimard and P. Humblot

pp. 254-254

 


268 PREGNANCIES FROM FROZEN IVF CATTLE EMBRYOS USING SEX-SORTED AND UNSORTED SPERM  

R.C. Fry, C.R. Earl, F.K. Hollinshead, D. Wild and W. Lindemans

pp. 254-255

 


269 IN VITRO FERTILITY OF BOAR SPERMATOZOA PRESERVED AT 10^°C FOR 22 DAYS  

H. Funahashi

pp. 255-255

 


270 IN VITRO FERTILIZATION OF BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) OOCYTES: EFFECTS OF MEDIA AND SPERM MOTILITY INDUCING AGENTS  

B. Gasparrini, L. Boccia, A. De Rosa, D. Vecchio, R. Di Palo and L. Zicarelli

pp. 255-256

 


271 INFLUENCE OF ARGININE-GLYCINE-ASPARTIC ACID (RGD) IN BOVINE SPERM-EGG BINDING, AND FERTILIZATION IN VITRO  

R.F. Gonçalves, D. Erickson, A.D. Ealy and G.J. Killian

pp. 256-256

 


272 OVUM RECOVERY AND BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT FOLLOWING INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION IN CHIMPANZEES  

I. Hayasaka, N. Yoshimoto, Y. Mori, K. Suzuki, R. Honda, H. Okamura, Y. Ide, W. Sakamoto, T. Nakashima, N. Nakagata, R. Torii and Y. Yoshikawa

pp. 256-256

 


273 EFFECT OF EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR (EGF) DURING OOCYTE MATURATION ON IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS  

H.J. Hernandez-Fonseca, R. Palomares-Naveda, E. Soto-Belloso, R. Gonzalez-Fernandez, A.D. De Ondiz-Sanchez, F. Perea-Ganchou, S. Sirisathien and B.G. Brackett

pp. 257-257

 


274 SIMILARITY OF EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY OVUM PICK-UP AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION IN IDENTICAL TWIN CATTLE  

K. Imai, S. Kobayashi, S. Matoba, M. Tagawa and N. Saito

pp. 257-257

 


275 FOLLICULAR ATRESIA IN SMALL, NON-FSH-DEPENDENT BOVINE FOLLICLES IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF OOCYTES FOLLOWING IVP  

H. Irving-Rodgers, S. Morris, R. Collett, K. Catanzariti, T. Peura, J. Thompson and R. Rodgers

pp. 258-258

 


276 INFLUENCE OF SPERM TREATMENTS ON BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO AND CELL NUMBER IN CATTLE  

B.G. Jeon, J.S. Moon, K.C. Kim and G.J. Rho

pp. 258-258

 


277 ENERGY REQUIREMENT DURING DEVELOPMENT TO THE BLASTOCYST STAGE OF PORCINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO  

K. Kikuchi, M. Ozawa, D.-I. Fuchimoto, J. Noguchi, H. Kaneko and T. Nagai

pp. 259-259

 


278 EFFECT OF GLYCOSAMINOGLYCAN SUPPLEMENT ON PORCINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT AND EXPRESSION OF RECEPTORS FOR GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS IN PORCINE EMBRYOS  

H.S. Kim, G.S. Lee, S.H. Hyun, D.H. Nam, Y.W. Jeong, S. Kim, J.H. Kim, S.K. Kang, B.C. Lee and W.S. Hwang

pp. 259-259

 


279 VASCULAR MORPHOMETRY OF BOVINE PLACENTOMES IN LATE GESTATION FROM EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VIVO OR IN VITRO 

J.R. Miles, C.E. Farin, K.F. Rodriguez, J.E. Alexander and P.W. Farin

pp. 259-260

 


280 LAMBS BORN AFTER IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION FROM PREPUBERTAL LAMB OOCYTES AND FROZEN-THAWED UNSORTED AND SEX-SORTED SPERMATOZOA  

K.M. Morton, S.L. Catt, F.K. Hollinshead, W.M.C. Maxwell and G. Evans

pp. 260-260

 


281 REDUCTION OF POLYSPERMY IN PORCINE IN VITRO FERTILIZATION BY MODIFIED SWIM-UP METHOD  

C.-H. Park, B.-S. Koo, J.-I. Yun, M.-G. Kim, S.-G. Lee, H.-Y. Son and C.-K. Lee

pp. 260-261

 


282 MATURATION MEDIUM EXCHANGE IS EFFECTIVE ON BOVINE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO  

Y.S. Park, S.H. Choi, H.D. Park and M.D. Byun

pp. 261-261

 


283 ASSESSMENT OF CALVES PRODUCED BY IVP IN A SEMI-DEFINED MEDIUM  

A. Pugh, S. Hagenson, J. Forsyth, K. Cockrem, V. McMillan, W. Walsdorf, A. Marsh, A.M. van Wagtendonk and H.R. Tervit

pp. 261-262

 


284 THE EFFECT OF FEEDING PROPYLENE GLYCOL TO DAIRY COWS DURING THE EARLY POSTPARTUM PERIOD ON SERUM INSULIN CONCENTRATION AND THE RELATIONSHIP WITH OOCYTE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE  

D. Rizos, W. Griffin, P. Duffy, M. Wade, K. Quinn, F.J. Mulligan, J.F. Roche, M.P. Boland and P. Lonergan

pp. 262-262

 


285 BIRTH OF PIGLETS AFTER NON-SURGICAL TRANSFER OF PORCINE EMBRYOS CULTURED IN PZM-4 WITH ALTERED CONCENTRATIONS OF AMINO ACIDS  

C. Suzuki, K. Yoshioka and S. Iwamura

pp. 262-263

 


286 SPERM-OOCYTE INTERACTION DURING IN VITRO FERTILIZATION IN THE HORSE  

J.L. Tremoleda, T.A.E. Stout, B.M. Gadella and B. Colenbrander

pp. 263-263

 


287 IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF HOLSTEIN EMBRYOS USING SEX SORTED SEMEN  

R.D. Wilson, K.A. Weigel, P.M. Fricke, M.L. Leibfried-Rutledge, D.L. Matthews, J.J. Rutledge and V.R. Schutzkus

pp. 263-263

 


288 EFFECTS OF OVIDUCTAL EPITHELIAL AND CUMULUS CELLS ON FERTILIZATION AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF PIG OOCYTES IN VITRO  

B.S. Yang and B.N. Day

pp. 264-264

 


289 EFFECT OF FERTILIZATION TIME OF PIG OOCYTES MATURED IN-VITRO BY BOAR SPERM STORED AT 4°C  

Y.J. Yi, M.Y. Kim, Y.J. Chang, D.I. Jin and C.S. Park

pp. 264-264

 


290 EFFECTS OF HYALURONAN ON IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE EMBRYOS CULTURED IN A CHEMICALLY DEFINED MEDIUM  

K. Yoshioka, H. Ekwall and H. Rodriguez-Martinez

pp. 264-265

 


291 PRESENCE OF PLATELET-ACTIVATING FACTOR (PAF) RECEPTOR IN BULL SPERM AND POSITIVE CORRELATION OF SPERM PAF CONTENT WITH FERTILITY  

B.G. Brackett, P. Bosch, R.A. McGraw, J.M. DeJarnette, C.E. Marshall, J.B. Massey and W.E. Roudebush

pp. 265-265

 


292 CHANGES IN MEMBRANE SULFHYDRYL STATUS OF BOAR SPERMATOZOA BY FREEZING  

J. Gadea, F. García-Vázquez and C. Matás

pp. 265-266

 


293 QUANTITATIVE TESTICULAR HISTOLOGY IN THE COMMON WOMBAT (VOMBATUS URSINUS) 

C.A. MacCallum and S.D. Johnston

pp. 266-266

 


294 EFFECTS OF LONG DAYLIGHT ON CAPRINE SCROTAL CIRCUMFERENCE AND SEMEN QUALITY  

A. Mahmoud, B. Kouakou, E. Amoah and S. Gelaye

pp. 267-267

 


295 POSSIBLE DOPAMINERGIC MECHANISM REGULATING THE EQUINE CORPUS LUTEUM 

E.A. Dille, S.S. King, K.L. Jones, J.F. Roser and C.A. Pearl

pp. 267-267

 


296 LIPIDIC CONTENT IN JERSEY BLASTOCYSTS COMPARED WITH HOLSTEIN AND IVP EMBRYOS  

L.M. Pegoraro, S. Barros, F. Sinowatz, G.A. Palma, M.H. Saalfeld, A.C. Coscioni, L.A. Suita, N. Rocha, V. Abrantes and L. Aghnonni

pp. 268-268

 


297 A METHOD TO DRIVE CALCIUM SIGNALLING DYNAMICS IN FERTILIZED MOUSE EGGS  

B. Banrezes, S. Toth, D. Huneau, R. Schultz and J.-P. Ozil

pp. 268-268

 


298 RED DEER (CERVUS ELAPHUS) PARTHENOGENETIC BLASTOCYSTS PRODUCED USING IONOMYCIN/6DMAP ACTIVATION  

S.E. Beaumont, D.K. Berg and G.W. Asher

pp. 268-269

 


299 OOCYTE ACTIVATION IS THE RESULT OF CALCIUM SIGNAL SUMMATION  

D. Huneau, S. Toth and J.-P. Ozil

pp. 269-269

 


300 MEIOTIC CELL CYCLE PROGRESSION AFTER PARTHENOGENETIC OOCYTE ACTIVATION: EFFECTS OF STRAIN AND ACTIVATION STIMULUS  

E. Ibanez, D.F. Albertini and E.W. Overstrom

pp. 269-270

 


301 EFFECT OF THE MII-AGE AND ACTIVATION PROTOCOL ON THE PARTHENOGENETIC DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE OOCYTES  

I. Lagutina, G. Lazzari and C. Galli

pp. 270-292

 


302 A MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE TO CONTROL Ca2+ SIGNALLING IN FERTILIZED AND NON FERTILIZED EGGS  

J.-P. Ozil, C. Glemarec and T. Sainte-Beuve

pp. 270-271

 


303 PARTHENOGENETIC DEVELOPMENT OF PIG OOCYTES BY CHEMICAL ACTIVATION  

C.S. Park, D.I. Jin, M.Y. Kim, Y.J. Chang and Y.J. Yi

pp. 271-271

 


304 INFLUENCE OF ELECTRICAL STIMULUS ON ACTIVATION OF PIG OOCYTES MATURED IN VITRO  

Chang Sik Park, Dong Il Jin, Young June Chang, Moon Young Kim and Young Joo Yi

pp. 271-271

 


305 DEVELOPING AN ACTIVATION PROTOCOL FOR SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER (SCNT) IN THE DOMESTIC CAT  

T. Shin, T. Otoi, D.C. Kraemer and M.E. Westhusin

pp. 272-272

 


306 SPONTANEOUS AND PARTHENOGENETIC ACTIVATION OF RAT OOCYTES  

J.G. Yoo and L.C. Smith

pp. 272-272

 


307 CHARACTERIZATION OF PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATIONS IN THE COURSE OF MEIOTIC MATURATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES  

M. Bhojwani, M. Marx, F. Melo-Sterza, W. Kanitz, C. Leiding and W. Tomek

pp. 273-273

 


308 MITOCHONDRIA RELOCATION, MICROTUBULE ASSEMBLING AND PARTHENOGENETIC DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF PIG OOCYTES 

T.A.L. Brevini, R. Vassena, C. Francisci and F. Gandolfi

pp. 273-273

 


309 CHROMOSOME CONDENSATION IS CORRELATED WITH HISTONE H3 PHOSPHORYLATION WITHOUT CDC2 KINASE AND MAP KINASE ACTIVITIES IN PIG OOCYTES  

T. Bui Hong, L.G. Villa-Diaz, E. Yamaoka and T. Miyano

pp. 273-274

 


310 ENRICHING A DEFINED MATURATION MEDIUM IMPROVES SUBSEQUENT EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE OOCYTES CULTURED IN SMALL AND LARGE GROUPS  

I. Donnay, B. Verhaeghe and G. Neirinckx

pp. 274-274

 


311 EFFECT OF OOCYTE MATURATION MEDIA ON THE SPEED OF MEIOTIC PROGRESSION AND BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS  

D. Fischer, J. Bordignon, C. Robert and D. Betts

pp. 275-275

 


312 THE EFFECTS OF ECG AND ESTRADIOL ON CANINE OOCYTES DURING IN VITRO MATURATION 

C.B. Hanna, M.E. Westhusin and D.C. Kraemer

pp. 275-275

 


313 IN VITRO MATURATION AND FERTILIZATION OF OOCYTES COLLECTED FROM UNSTIMULATED MACACA NEMISTRINA OVARIES  

E.S. Hayes and E.C. Curnow

pp. 276-276

 


314 EFFECT OF MACROMOLECULE SUPPLEMENTATION DURING IN VITRO MATURATION ON THE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF GOAT OOCYTES 

J.R. Herrick, E. Behboodi, E. Memili, S. Blash, Y Echelard and R.L. Krisher

pp. 276-276

 


315 THE REDUCTION OF MATURATIONAL COMPETENCE BY STREPTOMYCIN DURING IN VITRO MATURATION OF GOAT FOLLICULAR OOCYTES  

J.K. Kang, J.H. Yang, K. Naruse, C.S. Park, K.S. Min and D.I. Jin

pp. 277-277

 


316 EFFECTS OF ESTRADIOL-17² AND PROGESTERONE SUPPLEMENT ON THE RESUMPTION OF MEIOSIS OF CANINE OOCYTES MATURED IN VITRO  

M.K. Kim, Y.H. Fibrianto, H.J. Oh, G. Jang, K.S. Lee, S.K. Kang, B.C. Lee and W.S. Hwang

pp. 277-278

 


317 EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AFTER HOLDING BOVINE OOCYTES IN UNDILUTED FOLLICULAR FLUID FOR A 6-HOUR PREMATURATION PERIOD  

A.M. Klumpp, R.S. Denniston, D. Paccamonti, S.P. Leibo and R.A. Godke

pp. 278-278

 


318 EFFECT OF PIG FOLLICLE FLUID AND FETAL CALF SERUM ON PORCINE OOCYTE MATURATION AND SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT AFTER ACTIVATION AND SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER  

Z. Liu, L. Lai, G. Im, M. Samuel, D. Wax and R.S. Prather

pp. 278-279

 


319 IN VITRO MATURATION OF EQUINE OOCYTES IN A COMPLETELY DEFINED MEDIUM SUPPLEMENTED WITH PROGESTERONE  

B. Merlo, E. Iacono, F. Prati and G. Mari

pp. 279-279

 


320 EFFECT OF CYSTEAMINE DURING IN VITRO MATURATION ON FURTHER EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND POSTTHAW SURVIVAL OF IVP BOVINE EMBRYOS  

J.S. Merton, M. Gerritsen, D. Langenbarg, Z.L. Vermeulen, T. Otter, E. Mullaart, B. Landman and H.M. Knijn

pp. 279-280

 


321 EFFECTS OF BUTYROLACTONE-I AND CYCLOHEXIMIDE ON GERMINAL VESICLE BREAKDOWN IN BOVINE OOCYTES AND SUBSEQUENT IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT AFTER IVM-IVF-IVC  

M. Narita, I. Kei and O. Dochi

pp. 280-280

 


322 MEIOTIC COMPETENCE OF CANINE OOCYTES EMBEDDED IN COLLAGEN GELS  

T. Otoi, M. Yuge, M.-k. Murakami, N.W.K. Karja, P. Wongsrikeao, B. Agung and M. Murakami

pp. 281-281

 


323 OPTIMIZATION OF SERUM-FREE IVP PROTOCOL: EFFECT OF SERUM-FREE IVM ON BOVINE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT  

M.E. Räty, E.H. Ketrja, K.M. Kananen-Anttila and J.M.H. Peippo

pp. 281-281

 


324 SPHINGOSINE-1-PHOSPHATE PROTECTS CULTURED BOVINE OOCYTES FROM PHYSIOLOGICALLY RELEVANT THERMAL STRESS  

Z. Roth and P.J. Hansen

pp. 282-282

 


325 RETINOID-DEPENDENT POLY(A) MRNA CONTENTS IN BOVINE OOCYTES PREMATURED AND/OR MATURED IN VITRO  

L.J. Royo, A. Rodriguez, A. Gutierrez-Adan, C. Diez, E. Moran, I. Alvarez, F. Goyache and E. Gomez

pp. 282-282

 


326 FOLLICULAR SIZE, BUT NOT STAGE OF REPRODUCTION OR SEASON, INFLUENCES MEIOTIC MATURATION OF DOMESTIC DOG OOCYTES  

N. Songsasen, R. Spindler and D.E. Wildt

pp. 282-283

 


327 THE EFFECTS OF GLUCOSE AND GLUCOSAMINE ON CUMULUS EXPANSION AND NUCLEAR MATURATION OF BOVINE CUMULUS-OOCYTE COMPLEXES  

M.L. Sutton-McDowall, R.B. Gilchrist and J.G. Thompson

pp. 283-283

 


328 MEIOTIC COMPETENCE AND DNA FRAGMENTATION OF PORCINE OOCYTES FROM OVARIES STORED IN VARIOUS TEMPERATURES  

P. Wongsrikeao, N.W.K. Karja, A. Budiyanto, N.R. Mtango, M. Murakami, M. Nii and T. Otoi

pp. 283-284

 


329 PREGNANCY RATE IN EWES INSEMINATED WITH SEXED SEMEN IN ARGENTINA 

L. Cattaneo, P. Martín, J.O. Caballero, M. Calvi, B. Vietri, E. Puyó and M. Medina

pp. 284-284

 


330 THE EFFECT OF SHEATH FLUID ON THE QUALITY OF SEX-SORTED RAM SPERMATOZOA  

S.P. de Graaf, L. Gillan, G. Evans, W.M.C. Maxwell and J.K. O¿Brien

pp. 284-285

 


331 INSEMINATION OF OOCYTES WITH AGED SEMEN ALTERS SEX RATIO OF BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO  

J.L. Edwards, P. Bredbacka, A.M. Saxton and F.N. Schrick

pp. 285-285

 


332 IN VIVO DEVELOPMENTAL CAPACITY OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM SEX-SORTED AND RE-CRYOPRESERVED FROZEN-THAWED RAM SPERM 

J.K. O'Brien, F.K. Hollinshead, G. Evans and W.M.C. Maxwell

pp. 286-286

 


333 PREGNANCY RATE OBTAINED WITH EMBRYOS COLLECTED AFTER INSEMINATION OF SUPEROVULATED COWS WITH SEXED SORTED SEMEN 

M. Panarace, L. Cattaneo, J.N. Caballero, H.R. Cerrate, G.G. Kaiser, M. Marfil and M.J. Medina

pp. 286-286

 


334 INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION (ICSI) OF BOVINE OOCYTES WITH SEXED SPERM SORTED AT DIFFERENT PRESSURES  

T.K. Suh and J.L. Schenk

pp. 287-287

 


335 EFFECT OF PATERNAL LINE OF DONOR ON SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE AND EMBRYO QUALITY IN JAPANESE BLACK HEIFERS  

M. Asada, Y. Hashiyada and K. Konishi

pp. 287-287

 


336 EFFECT OF AN INDIVIDUALLY ADAPTED SUPERSTIMULATION PROTOCOL FOR OPU IN COWS  

R. De Roover, G. Genicot, S. Leonard, A. Massip and F. Dessy

pp. 288-288

 


337 THE ONSET AND DURATION OF OVULATION IN DAIRY COWS SUPEROVULATED FOLLOWING SYNCHRONIZATION OF FOLLICLE WAVE WITH CIDR AND ESTRADIOL BENZOATE  

K. Kishida, T. Nishisouzu, S. Aoki, M. Iwata, O. Dochi and H. Koyama

pp. 288-289

 


338 EFFECT OF TRACE MINERAL NUTRITION ON FOLLICULAR RESPONSE, OVULATION, AND EMBRYO PRODUCTION IN SUPEROVULATED ANGUS HEIFERS  

G.C. Lamb, D.R. Brown, R.C. Wasson, J.E. Larson, C.R. Dahlen and A. DiCostanzo

pp. 289-289

 


339 CORRELATION BETWEEN FOLLICLE SIZE AND QUALITY OF OOCYTES FROM THE SUPEROVULATED CYNOMOLGUS MONKEY 

M. Takenoshita, S. Ohta, N. Fujinami, T. Yamochi, T. Kunieda, M. Anzai, K. Matsumoto, K. Saeki, Y. Hosoi and A. Iritani

pp. 289-290

 


340 PRODUCTION OF TRANSGENIC PORCINE BLASTOCYSTS BY HANDMADE CLONING 

P.M. Kragh, G. Vajta, T.J. Corydon, L. Bolund and H. Callesen

pp. 290-290

 


341 APOPTOSIS IN SOMATIC CELL CLONED AND EGFP TRANSGENIC BOVINE EMBRYOS  

S.L. Lee, S.Y. Choe and G.J. Rho

pp. 290-290

 


342 EFFECT OF INCREASED SUCKLING STIMULATION ON PIGLET WEIGHT GAIN AND DAILY MILK YIELD OF SOWS TRANSGENIC FOR BOVINE ±-LACTALBUMIN  

K.M. Marshall, R.D. Shanks, W.L. Hurley, S.M. Donovan and M.B. Wheeler

pp. 291-291

 


343 NUCLEAR LOCALIZATION SIGNAL AND CELL SYNCHRONY ENHANCES GENE TARGETING EFFICIENCY IN FETAL BOVINE FIBROBLASTS 

B. Mir and J.A. Piedrahita

pp. 291-291

 


344 ICSI-MEDIATED GENE TRANSFER SKEWS SEX RATIO AGAINST FEMALE BIRTHS IN MICE  

P.N. Moreira, B. Pintado, L. Montoliu and A. Gutiérrez-Adán

pp. 292-292

 


  
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