Gametogenesis, fertilization and early embryogenesis in mammals with special reference to goat: a review

Abdullah, R.B. and Wan-Khadijah, W.E. and Rahman, A.N.A. (2008) Gametogenesis, fertilization and early embryogenesis in mammals with special reference to goat: a review. Journal of Biological Sciences, 8 (7). pp. 1115-1128. ISSN 17273048

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Abstract

Embryo in vitro Production (IVP) and associated Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) in goat, e.g., estrus synchronization and superovulation, Laparoscopic Ovum Pick-up (LOPU), in vitro Maturation (IVM), in vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) and in vitro Culture (IVC) attained significant attention in the recent years. However, for the success in any IVP protocols in goat sound knowledge of physiology of gametogenesis, fertilization and early embryogenesis in vivo is crucial because in vivo information form the basis and guide for any in vitro experiment. Unlike human, laboratory animals, cattle and sheep, fewer studies have been conducted in gametogenesis, fertilization and early embryo development in goat. Data for sheep and cattle are mostly used as a basis for goat IVP studies. Therefore, the current study is intended to review gametogenesis, sperm oocyte interaction, fertilization and early embryogenetic process in mammals with special reference to goat. © 2008 Asian Network for Scientific Information.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cogenesis, Early embryogenesis, Embryo, Fertilization, Gametogenesis, Goat, Sperm-oocyte interaction, Spermatogenesis, acrosome reaction, cell differentiation, embryo development, fetus development, granulosa cell, nonhuman, oocyte cleavage, oocyte development, oocyte maturation, primordial germ cell, pronucleus, review, spermatocyte, spermatogonium, spermatozoon capacitation, spermatozoon maturation, spermatozoon motility, Animalia, Bos, Capra hircus, Mammalia, Ovis aries
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Miss Malisa Diana
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2013 03:21
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2013 03:21
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/8397

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