Theriogenology 2021 May 3;166:90-96. Epub 2021 Jan 3.
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Lavras, Lavras, MG, 37200-900, Brazil; Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, MG, 36010-041, Brazil.
The maturation kinetics and in vitro fertilization of immature bovine oocytes injected by the intra-follicular oocyte injection (IFOT) technique into pre-ovulatory follicles of previously synchronized cows were evaluated. In Experiment 1, grade I, II and III cumulus-oocyte complexes (COCs) were randomly distributed to one of three Groups: Matvitro22 (COCs matured in vitro for 22 h), MatFol20 and MatFol28 (COCs matured in vivo after being injected into a pre-ovulatory follicle of previously synchronized cows for 19.8 ± 0. Read More