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1

(T/F) Twins can be maintained with only one CL

True!

2

What problem can arise between the CL and follicles?

If follicles are present during day 7, the estrogen it produces will conflict with the progesterone of the CL

3

We will achieve better pregnancy rates if we take embryos that are in what stage and place them into the oviduct?

Zygote stage

4

Why do we wait 7 days before transferring embryos?

This allows us to transfer the embryos into the uterus

5

How far into pregnancy can we collect viable oocytes?
Why?

100 days
After then the fetus will fall into the body cavity making the ovaries unreachable

6

What species of animals' embryos do not freeze well?
Why?

Swine
Too much lipid in the cells

7

What needs to be present in an embryo before embryo splitting can occur?

A ICM and a trophoblast

8

What is the key to cloning?

Reprogramming a cell so that it becomes tonipotent