Lecture 7 - Reproductive system

After 3 to 5 days healthy embryos are implanted in

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Unformatted text preview: moved and put in a lab petri dish with the man's sperm for fertilization. After 3 to 5 days, healthy embryos are implanted in the woman's uterus (embryo transfer). Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART) 2. Artificial insemination •A procedure used to treat infertility that involves directly inserting semen to fertilize a woman’s egg Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART) 3. Sperm/egg/embryo cryopreservation •A procedure to preserve sperm cells, egg cells or embryos •Preservation is by cooling to sub-zero temperatures, typically in liquid nitrogen (-196°C), for whatever period of time designated (up to years) •People who choose these procedures include women or men who will undergo treatments that may destroy their future fertility (such as cancer treatments), or couples who want to preserve embryos for future use. Contraceptives Blocks any one of the following stages of reproduction: 1. Release & transport of gametes 2. Fertilization 3. Implantation Implantation • Stage after fertilization in humans where a blastocyst develops from a fertilized zygote •Egg moves along oviduct to uterus •6th day aft...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2014 for the course MATH 17 taught by Professor Aaronjamesporlante during the Spring '11 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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