Support and protect the embryo

The in vitro environment induces a lot of stress to the embryo. A culture system protecting the embryo and providing correct nutrients is a prerequisite for embryo viability and successful outcome.

Embryo Culture
  • G-2™ PLUS 709 466
  • G-1™ PLUS 681 417
  • OVOIL™ 771 423
  • Microdroplet dish 165 447
  • G-2™ PLUS
    Blastocyst development medium supplemented with HSA, designed to support the development of the embryo from the 8-cell stage to the blastocyst stage. G-2™ PLUS contains carbohydrates, amino acids and vitamins to support the later stage embryo development.


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  • G-1™ PLUS
    Cleavage medium supplemented with HSA, designed to support the development of the cleavage stage embryos to around the 8-cell stage. G-1™ PLUS contains the carbohydrates, amino acids and chelators to support the early embryo development.


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  • OVOIL™
    Covering embryo culture dishes with OVOIL™ maintains stable temperature, osmolality and pH. OVOIL™ is a cover oil contining 100% paraffin oil of highest quality. It is extensively tested with confirmed excellent embryo development (D. Linck, SIRT, Australia. 2008).


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  • Microdroplet dish
    This unique innovation takes culture in micro-droplets to a higher level. The dish is equipped with 12  micro-wells optimised for 10–50μL droplets. The protective grid between the micro-wells prevents mixing of droplets.


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  • Time-lapse – a new approach
    Time-lapse technology provides continuous monitoring, developmental analysis and stable environments and has the potential to minimise handling stress for embryos. As a result, time-lapse technology has placed new requirements on the culture media. The success of in vitro fertilisation is strongly dependent on the embryo culture conditions that are related to the composition of the culture medium. Vitrolife offers media both for sequential and continuous culture.  
  • Optimise all the way
    Increase the chances of success at each stage of IVF. Ensure optimal conditions before, during and after culture by using the whole G-Series. All G-Series media share the same basic composition to secure viability and implantation potential. Osmolality, pH and supporting compounds are all kept constant. This foundation prevents intracellular stresses as the embryos progress through the IVF process. 
  • Undisturbed time-lapse culture for better embryo selection
    The desire to regularly observe embryos in order to make accurate assessments and the need to minimise disturbance to avoid stressing them has been a long-standing dilemma. Time-lapse technology and Primo Vision solves this problem by giving you continuous observation in undisturbed culture with strict environmental control.

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