Protection of bovine monozygotic twin by means of embryo microsurgery

  • Maurizio Monaci Università degli Studi di Perugia, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Perugia
  • Laudinor de Vuono Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, SP
  • Umberto Chicchini Università degli Studi di Perugia, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Perugia
Keywords: Surgery (microsurgery of embryo), Twins of cattle

Abstract

The authors describe the procedures concerning bovine embryo microsurgery to produce identical twin and then they examine the results obtained by the transfer in the recipients. The transplantation was carried out immediately after the micromanipulation, also after 36 h in culture. The pregnancy rate was 40% and 72% respectively.

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Published
1990-06-01
How to Cite
Monaci, M., Vuono, L. de, & Chicchini, U. (1990). Protection of bovine monozygotic twin by means of embryo microsurgery. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 27(1), 111-122. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.0000-0000.271111-122
Section
ANIMAL REPRODUCTION