Drug-Induced Liver Injury, Prenatal Developmental Toxicity, and More Featured in September 2021 Toxicological Sciences

The September 2021 issue of Toxicological Sciences contains leading toxicological research, exploring nanotoxicology, neurotoxicology, immunotoxicology, and more.

Evaluating Embryo Quality with Ultrasensitive Protein Detection

Infertility is estimated to affect 9% of reproductive-aged couples globally, and many couples turn to assisted reproductive technology. Selecting embryos with maximum development potential plays a pivotal role in obtaining the highest rate of success in ART treatment.
Researchers can evaluate the quality of an embryo by detecting the content of proteins secreted. In Biomicrofluidics, a method to detect trace proteins secreted by embryos using microfluidic droplets and multicolor fluorescence holds promise to select embryos for ART.