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Title: Vasectomizing a mouse.
Authors: Murphy, D. 
Issue Date: 1993
Citation: Murphy, D. (1993). Vasectomizing a mouse.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) 18 : 137-140. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Vasectomized males are needed to engender pseudopregnancy in mature female mice. Such pseudopregnant females act as hormonally and physiologically competent recipients for microinjected fertilized one-cell eggs (see Chapter 20). Vasectomized males retain their sexual potency and leave a copulatory plug after mating, but, of course, fail to transmit any sperm. Some laboratories use genetically sterile males for this purpose rather than mice rendered sterile by surgery.
Source Title: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)
ISSN: 19406029
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