Table 1

The effect of IGF-1 upon the developmental competence of in vivo fertilized mouse zygotes.

Culture medium

Total n

Zygotes arrested in one-cell to morula stage (%)

Zygotes developed to Blastocyst (%)


Blastocyst (%)

Hatched blastocyst (%)


kSOM/AA with IGF-1

106

12(11.3)

94(88.7) *


43(40.6) **

51(48.1) **


kSOM/AA without IGF-1

83

15(18.1)

68(81.9) *


31(37.3) **

37(44.6) **


IGF-1: 100 ng/ml. The results were pooled from 5 repeats of experiments. * P = 0.043 ** P > 0.05

Lin et al. BMC Cell Biology 2003 4:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2121-4-14

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