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Acephalous lamb from an in vitro-produced sheep embryo.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19436635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is the first report of an acephalous lamb from the transfer of an in vitro-produced sheep embryo. Twelve in vitro-fertilized embryos were transferred to 4 recipient ewes (3 embryos/ewe). Two ewes remained pregnant: one delivered a normal female lamb, the other a male acephalous lamb. Possible contributing factors are discussed.
Abolfazl Shirazi; Ebrahim Ahmadi; Majid Jadidi; Naser Shams-Esfandabadi; Banafsheh Heidari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian veterinary journal. La revue vétérinaire canadienne     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0008-5286     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Vet. J.     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-13     Completed Date:  2009-07-13     Revised Date:  2013-06-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004653     Medline TA:  Can Vet J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  501-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Research Institute of Animal Embryo Technology, Shahrekord University, PO Box: 115, Shahrekord, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Anencephaly / embryology,  genetics,  veterinary*
Animals, Newborn
Embryo Transfer / veterinary*
Fertilization in Vitro / veterinary*
Pregnancy Outcome*
Sheep / physiology*

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