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Posted by: Marina | 2008/01/10

Sperm "sifting"

Wil uitvind hoe sperm sifitng werk. Ons het 3 seuntjies en wil probeer vir 'n dogtertjie. Is dit moontlik op die sperms te skei. Hoe word dit gedoen en waar? As daar dalk 'n web site is met meer inligting is dit ook welkom.

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Dear Marina

Sperm sorting by normal means i.e. in a laboratory where sperm of techniques are employed, are not accurate enough to be recommended in this situation.The only accurate method is by means of a laser self sorter which to my knowledge is not available in South Africa. The normal self-sorter which are used for stem seperations etc. will not suffice for sperm sorting as special modifications are required.



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Posted by: Ollie | 2008/01/10

There is a process called Microsort. You can read more about it on the baby-ventures website, or google it. We're trying for a boy. Good luck

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