Spermatozoa Obtained From Alpaca vas deferens. Effects of Seminal Plasma Added at Post-thawing.

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Publisher: Frontiers Research Foundation
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Author(s): Eduardo G. Aisen, Wilfredo Huanca López, Manuel G. Pérez Durand, Edita Torres Mamani, Juan C. Villanueva Mori, María J. Ousset, Víctor H. Medina, Uri H. Pérez Guerra, Teodosio Huanca Mamani

The viscous seminal plasma (SP) is currently a major impediment to the handling of ejaculate and the development of some biotechnologies in South American camelids. The <italic>vas deferens</italic>-collected spermatozoa of alpacas is a useful technique to avoid this problem. On the other hand, SP contains a large protein component that has been implicated in the function of spermatozoa within the female reproductive tract. In this sense, the low fertility achieved using transcervical...

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