Male ART in animal species

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Some assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are used commonly in animals throughout much of the world, most often to improve agricultural animal reproduction. For example, the advances in artificial insemination (AI) technology have enabled animal breeders to collect, extend, and store the sperm from sires with improved genetic traits for breeding multiple females at different locations. Advances in semen processing technology have enabled the development of sex sorting of sperm and alternative forms of storage. Embryo transfer is an ART that is fairly common commercially in cattle and in vitro fertilization is becoming more common. Most other ART are used primarily in animals as research tools.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Reproduction
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780128151457
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Artificial insemination
  • Artificial vagina
  • Assisted reproductive technologies
  • Cryopreservation
  • Ejaculate
  • Embryo transfer
  • In vitro fertilization
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
  • Livestock
  • Semen collection
  • Sperm preservation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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