Sequential Culture


What is it?

Once fertilization by in vitro fertilization treatment has happened, the gametes must be cultivated under certain conditions until they have developed an embryo, the sequential culture consists of placing embryos in different media to favor cell development according to the time of life, when the embryo has between 4 or 8 cells, at this time cell division is taking place so a specific compound is required that is provided in this first culture medium, after the third day their nutritional needs are other, Therefore, the environment is changed so that they can receive them and with this favor development, therefore the conditions in which they develop change. Once the embryo is 5 days old and several dozen cells are transferred to the uterus so that implantation can take place while waiting for a pregnancy to take place.

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