ra0002o007 | Oral Communications 1: Embryo and Implantation | SRF2015
, Fouladi-Nashta Ali A
, Wathes D Claire
, Khalid Muhammad
In livestock ruminant species including sheep and cattle, high fertilisation rates shown around 80%, do not necessarily equate to successful pregnancy. Deficient uterine function is therefore a major contributory factor to pregnancy failure resulting in embryonic mortality. In humans undergoing IVF treatment for subfertility, approximately only 25% of embryo transfers will successfully implant. To gain a better understanding of the natural implantation environment, in vitr...