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Publication : High-throughput screen for genes predominantly expressed in the ICM of mouse blastocysts by whole mount in situ hybridization.

First Author  Yoshikawa T Year  2006
Journal  Gene Expr Patterns Volume  6
Issue  2 Pages  213-24
PubMed ID  16325481 Mgi Jnum  J:102143
Mgi Id  MGI:3606990 Doi  10.1016/j.modgep.2005.06.003
Citation  Yoshikawa T, et al. (2006) High-throughput screen for genes predominantly expressed in the ICM of mouse blastocysts by whole mount in situ hybridization. Gene Expr Patterns 6(2):213-24
abstractText  Mammalian preimplantation embryos provide an excellent opportunity to study temporal and spatial gene expression in whole mount in situ hybridization (WISH). However, large-scale studies are made difficult by the size of the embryos ( approximately 60mum diameter) and their fragility. We have developed a chamber system that allows parallel processing of embryos without the aid of a microscope. We first selected 91 candidate genes that were transcription factors highly expressed in blastocysts, and more highly expressed in embryonic (ES) than in trophoblast (TS) stem cells. We then used the WISH to identify 48 genes expressed predominantly in the inner cell mass (ICM) and to follow several of these genes in all seven preimplantation stages. The ICM-predominant expressions of these genes suggest their involvement in the pluripotency of embryonic cells. This system provides a useful tool to a systematic genome-scale analysis of preimplantation embryos.
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