An embryo with 3 days of development, that is, 3 days after fertilization, has approximately 6-8 cells. When a PGD embryo biopsy is performed on these embryos, only one or two blastomeres are extracted, which are processed in the laboratory to obtain their genetic material (DNA) and analyze it for mutations or aneuploidies.
Read the full article on: The PGD Process Step by Step ( 62).
By Amel Khelifi Schreiber B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (embryologist), Antonio Alcaide Raya B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (senior embryologist), Gustavo Daniel Carti M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 12/07/2020