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blastomere

[′blas·tə‚mir]
(embryology)
A cell of a blastula.
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It may simply be a characteristics of parthenogenetic and cloned embryos as they show higher level of blastomeric fragmentation and apoptosis than those of fertilized embryos (Wang et al., 1999; Hao et al., 2003; Im et al., 2005; Mateusen et al., 2005).
Incidence of blastomeric fragmentation (Mean [+ or -] SEM) in somatic cell nuclear transferred (SCNT) and parthenogenetically activated (PA) porcine embryos on Day 2 of in vitro culture Group No.