Table 4

Dephosphorylated IGFBP-1/IGF-1 complex increases the total cell number of cultured blastocysts.

Culture Medium

No of zygotes

No. of blastocysts tested

Total cell number of blastocysts


kSOM/AA with IGFBP-1/IGF-1

38

15

87.6 ± 5.3 *

kSOM/AA without IGFBP-1 /IGF-1

45

18

73.7 ± 7.1 *


The results were pooled from 3 repeats of experiments. * P < 0.01

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

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