Egg DNA Analysis

In Beijing, fertility researchers and clinicians are turning to single-cell genomics to assess the genetic health of eggs being used for in vitro fertilization, Technology Review reports.

A trial at Third Hospital of Peking University is examining whether DNA gathered from structures at the side of the egg can be amplified and analyzed to discover genetic aberrations and whether that method is as good at catching them as embryo biopsy.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Related Posts

Three-Person IVF

The Healthiest

New Technique a 'Go'

Peace of Mind

In Science this week: the Human Silencing Hub protein complex, and more.

Heads of various research funding agencies discuss how to encourage scientific breakthroughs, ScienceInsider reports.

The Kansas City Star examines issues surrounding newborn genome sequencing.

Researchers say their Research Resource Identifier citation format is catching on, Nature News reports.