Distinct differences in global gene expression profiles in non-implanted blastocysts and blastocysts resulting in live birth

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Results from animal models points towards the existence of a gene expression profile that is distinguishably different in viable embryos compared with non-viable embryos. Knowledge of human embryo transcripts is however limited, in particular with regard to how gene expression is related to clinical outcome. The purpose of the present study was therefore to determine the global gene expression profiles of human blastocysts. Next Generation Sequencing was used to identify genes that were differentially expressed in non-implanted embryos and embryos resulting in live birth. Three trophectoderm biopsies were obtained from morphologically high quality blastocysts resulting in live birth and three biopsies were obtained from non-implanting blastocysts of a comparable morphology. Total RNA was extracted from all samples followed by complete transcriptome sequencing
Original languageEnglish
JournalGene
Volume571
Issue2
Pages (from-to)212-220
Number of pages9
ISSN0378-1119
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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