Advances In Semen Sexing

Rens, Welch, and Johnson of Beltsville, Md., reported significant improvements in their flow cytometric semen sexing procedure at the American Society of Animal Science's meeting.

The sexing of sperm with the Beltsville method is based on the fact that the X-chromosome is larger than the Y-chromosome. Hence, the amount of DNA is greater in the X-chromosome. The size difference in the

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