Fertilization of squirrel monkey and hamster ova in the rabbit oviduct (xenogenous fertilization)

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Science  27 Jun 1980:
Vol. 208, Issue 4451, pp. 1468-1469
DOI: 10.1126/science.6770463


Homologous sperm and ova of either squirrel monkeys or hamsters were placed in the oviducts of pseudopregnant rabbits. Xenogenous fertilization rates of 36 and 60 percent were obtained for squirrel monkey and hamster gametes, respectively.