The benefits of cooling boar semen in long-term extenders prior to cryopreservation on sperm quality characteristics

  • K Wasilewska, Ł Zasiadczyk, L Fraser, M Mogielnicka-Brzozowska, W Kordan
  • Reproduction in Domestic Animals, August 2016, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/rda.12751

Effects of long-term extenders on sperm quality characteristics

What is it about?

It shows that cooling of boar semen in different long-term extenders at 10°C after a 24-h holding time improves the post-thaw sperm quality characteristics.

Why is it important?

This study provides another approach to improve the cryopreservation technology of boar semen.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/rda.12751

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