New preimplantation genetic screening method can predict chromosomal abnormalities, study shows

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 01:14 in Biology & Nature

The efficacy of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) has been one of the most hotly disputed subjects in assisted reproduction over the past few years. A new study has now shown, in its groundbreaking proof of principle study, that screening of polar bodies (small cells that are the by-product of egg development), is a reliable method to analyze the chromosomal status of an egg.

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