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- Rodríguez-Alvarez, Lleretny; Manriquez, Jose; Velasquez, Alejandra; Castro, Fidel Ovidio
- In vitro cellular & developmental biology 2013 v.49 no.9 pp. 657-667
- cattle; epigenetics; gene expression; genes; oocytes; prognosis; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; somatic cells; stem cells
- ... Nuclear transfer (NT) is associated with epigenetic reprogramming of donor cells. Expression of certain genes in these cells might facilitate their expression in the NT embryo. This research was aimed to investigate the effect of constitutive expression of OCT4 in bovine somatic cells used for NT on the developmental potential of derived cloned embryos as well as in the expression of pluripotency ...