Cytogenetical and Biotechnological Methods for Assessing Boar Reproductive Potential

Institute of Animal Breeding and Genetics nd. a. M. V. Zubets of National Academy of Agrarian Sciences ofUkraine, UA – 08321, Chubinsky Region, Boryspil District, Kyiv Region, Ukraine

Ostapovets, L. and L. Starodub, 2016. Cytogenetical and biotechnological methods for assessing boar reproductive potential. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 22 (Suppl. 1): 123–126


The article presents data on research of the fertilizing ability of boar spermatozoa of different breeds on the basis of gamete interaction process modeling under in vitro conditions and cytogenetic evaluation of chromosomal polymorphism of somatic cell producers.

Key words: oocyte, sperm, in vitro, fertilization, embryo, karyotype, chromosome aberration, pig
Abbreviations: ACCRC – asynchronous cleavage of centromeric regions of chromosomes, DL – dual lymphocytes, LM – lymphocytes with micronuclei, MI – mitotic index

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