Navigation Links
Test Tube Koalas !

Koala joeys enhance thebeauty of Australia; little wonder then, that the University of Queensland, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, //Dreamworld, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, David Fleay's Wildlife Park and the Zoological Society of London have come together for a very interesting project. The combined project is an artificial insemination programme.Three test-tube koala joeys were unveiled on Monday and scientists believe the technique can be made use of in genetic management and animal welfare. Though,the koala is not among endangered species, it is listed as vulnerable to extinction in two Australian states, Queensland and New South Wales.

The programme next aims to create the world's first koala sperm bank and this would enable researchers to screen out koala diseases. Scientists revealed that the technique of test-tube insemination was employed and a total of 12 koala joeys were produced.

'The koalas were conceived using a new breeding technology that uses sperm mixed with a special solution to prolong the sperm's shelf-life', stated Steve Johnston, the project leader and reproductive biologist at the University of Queensland.

'Eight of the 12 current test-tube joeys were born following the artificial insemination of freshly diluted sperm samples,' he continued. 'The next vital step is the use of chilled sperm and then thawed frozen sperm from the sperm bank.' Johnston said the koala sperm bank would enable a genetic background check of each koala, screening for koala diseases such as chlamydia, a parasitic bacteria, and management of the genetic diversity of koala populations. 'We don't want to claim the technique as the solution to koala conservation but more of a tool for genetic management and animal welfare, an extra insurance policy,' concludedJohnston.
ASH
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. The big brain in suicides
2. Stress response increases suicide risk
3. Acne Drug linked to suicide attempts
4. A Blood test for suicide risk?
5. Mental illness a key factor in suicide
6. Multi targeted approach required for suicide prevention in adolescents
7. Men under 50 susceptible to suicide after discharge from emergency
8. Antidepressant drugs does not increase suicide risk
9. Woman suffering from degenerative disorder committed assisted suicide
10. Official Lapses Lead to NRI’s suicide in Londo
11. Delhi journalism student commits suicide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Test Tube Koalas

(Date:4/20/2015)... Mutare Health, a Strategic Business ... Lawrence Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, to serve as ... a unique combination of medical experience, technical expertise, ... Health team as it continues to develop ... of care in the healthcare environment. He is ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 Goodreads is ... Health Insurance: Why It’s Good for You and Your ... Paul Zane Pilzer and Rick Lindquist have released ... Insurance: Why It’s Good for You and Your Company. ... employer health insurance woes - employer-funded individual health insurance. ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... April 20, 2015 Advance Home Care ... personal matter that many customers would prefer not to share ... March 30th a discreet delivery method allowing customers to order ... at their home without fear of a neighbor or passerby ... method is available now on all orders and no minimum ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term ... from Select Medical, during the annual ceremony hosted at ... Chief Operating Officer, Debi Martoccio, received the Leadership Award ... of six recipients out of 113 hospitals nationwide. The ... for the contributions to the community as well as ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 1% for the Planet , one of the ... Williams, the network’s Director of Partnerships, will step into the ... been part of 1% for the Planet since early 2014, ... Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 1% for the Planet nonprofit ... of and advocacy for the outdoors, a commitment which is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Lawrence Kosinski Merges Medical, Technical, Business Expertise as CMO for Mutare Health 2Health News:Dr. Lawrence Kosinski Merges Medical, Technical, Business Expertise as CMO for Mutare Health 3Health News:Zane Benefits Announces Complimentary Book Giveaway On GoodReads: The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance: Why It's Good for You and Your Company 2Health News:Zane Benefits Announces Complimentary Book Giveaway On GoodReads: The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance: Why It's Good for You and Your Company 3Health News:Advance Home Care Supply Proud to Offer Discreet Delivery For All Orders 2Health News:Advance Home Care Supply Proud to Offer Discreet Delivery For All Orders 3Health News:Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care Earns Awards from Select Medical including the Stu Dinney Humanitarian Award 2Health News:Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care Earns Awards from Select Medical including the Stu Dinney Humanitarian Award 3Health News:1% for the Planet Announces New CEO 2Health News:1% for the Planet Announces New CEO 3
... , WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Women with ... to have a gene thought to be connected to the ... help researchers gain more insight into the development of MS, ... particularly among women. Although no one knows what causes MS, ...
... Lou Gehrig,s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), ... clumps in brain and spinal-cord cells that include an ... building block of the lesions formed by these clumps. ... Journal of Clinical Investigation , a team led by ...
... are reporting development of a less expensive, more eco-friendly method ... may be a more healthful form of water. Their report ... Research . Changgong Meng and Feng Huang note ... mixture of H2O and tiny amounts of D2O about ...
... of researchers at the Columbia University College of Dental ... key role in vascular pathogenesis, specifically atherosclerosis, or what ... the number one cause of death in the ... in cardiovascular diseases has been challenging because researchers have ...
... maximum temperature of children,s bath water can significantly reduce ... the risk of scalding, according to researchers at The ... partnership with Glasgow Housing Association, found that families with ... and cold water pipes in their bathroom had bath ...
... New Rochelle, NY, January 5, 2011A new, simplified method ... of shuttling genes into host cells will help advance ... into large animal studies and human clinical trials. The ... an article published Instant Online ahead of publication in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Sheds Light on Genetic Risk of MS 2Health News:Malfunctioning gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease leads to nerve-cell death in mice 2Health News:Bacteria eyed for possible role in atherosclerosis 2Health News:Bacteria eyed for possible role in atherosclerosis 3Health News:Thermostatic mixer valves could significantly reduce the risk of scalding in children, study finds 2Health News:Thermostatic mixer valves could significantly reduce the risk of scalding in children, study finds 3Health News:Faster, scalable method for producing AAV-based gene transfer vectors 2
(Date:4/20/2015)... Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions , ... high-touch service delivery, is featuring its highly successful ... National Council for Behavioral Health,s annual National Conference ... 2015, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention ... attracts participants from mental health and addiction treatment ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 20, 2015  Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and drug-delivery therapies, today shared highlights of new ... Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting. Halozyme also announced ... Phase 2 study in pancreatic cancer, Study 202, ... American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... , April 20, 2015  Published results ... trends in the ability of Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals ... of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as ... treatment period. While NP001,s slowing of decline in ... was not statistically significant, clinically meaningful slowing of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cardinal Innovations Highlights its Managed Care Model During National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference 2Cardinal Innovations Highlights its Managed Care Model During National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference 3Halozyme Presents New Preclinical Data At The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Announces Clinical Data Presentation At ASCO 2Halozyme Presents New Preclinical Data At The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Announces Clinical Data Presentation At ASCO 3Halozyme Presents New Preclinical Data At The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Announces Clinical Data Presentation At ASCO 4Halozyme Presents New Preclinical Data At The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Announces Clinical Data Presentation At ASCO 5Published Phase 2 Results Demonstrate Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 Potential Efficacy and Safety in ALS 2Published Phase 2 Results Demonstrate Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 Potential Efficacy and Safety in ALS 3Published Phase 2 Results Demonstrate Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 Potential Efficacy and Safety in ALS 4Published Phase 2 Results Demonstrate Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals' NP001 Potential Efficacy and Safety in ALS 5
... Pursuant to the filing of a Form 13D with the ... global leader in protection solutions, today announced it has made ... acquired 9.66% of the issued and outstanding shares of common ... manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and ...
... SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: SCLR) today announced that ... its extended-release nutritional products based on the Company,s proprietary ... first significant direct retail sales of its nutritional products. ... CEO, said, "Shipment of these initial orders marks an ...
Cached Medicine Technology:SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Announces Initial Shipments of its Nutritional Products 2
Bio-Rad's Liquichek™ D-dimer Control provides the laboratory with a liquid, trilevel, human plasma based control for the monitoring of D-dimer testing on most automated coagulation, chemistry a...
Lyphochek Coagulation Control is a human plasma control for monitoring the performance of routine coagulation tests. It has an extended reconstituted stability which helps reduce waste and save money...
Lyphochek Diabetes Control is a human whole blood based product used to monitor hemoglobin fractions associated with diabetes, including Hemoglobins A1, A1C, F and Total Glycated Hemoglobin....
... Liquichek Qualitative Urine Toxicology Control is a ... rapid urine drug screen panels, including Point ... test kits like Bio-Rad TOX/See, Biosite Triage ... qualitative results (+/) for popular kits and ...
Medicine Products: