Mitochondrial DNA levels as a marker of embryo viability in IVF

Despite the claims and counter-claims for new embryo assessment techniques introduced over the past two decades, the search for the holy grail of assisted reproduction — the key to the embryo destined to implant — continues. Genetic screening techniques so far have relied largely on the assessment of one component of the embryo’s genetic constitution, the number of chromosomes in its cells….

Despite the claims and counter-claims for new embryo assessment techniques introduced over the past two decades, the search for the holy grail of assisted reproduction — the key to the embryo destined to implant — continues. Genetic screening techniques so far have relied largely on the assessment of one component of the embryo’s genetic constitution, the number of chromosomes in its cells….