Lab Area: Embryology
► EXPIRES on: Jan. 31, 2021
This course meets the following RENEWAL requirements:
- Florida’s 1-hour minimum
- ASCP's remaining points in other lab area interest requirement
- Other national and/or state license needs
This course describes the use of the blastocentesis procedure, which allows the safe retrieval of the embryo’s inner fluid (blastosol). Also included is the method for generating a comprehensive catalog of proteins present in the human blastocoel by using optimized mass spectrometry strategies, validation of the embryonic origin of these proteins by gene expression microarray analysis, and the feasibility of single embryo protein quantification using targeted proteomics.
Article used: “Characterization and quantification of proteins secreted by single human embryos prior to implantation", by Maurizio Poli, et al., in EMBO Molecular Medicine, October 2015 (26 pages).
Total of 2-hours / 2-points in:
► N O T E: This IS an ONLINE course for $15.00, which includes:
- The above article + the quiz (via the e-mailed access code) & immediately print the Certificate of Completion (upon scoring 70% or greater).