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Many universities and research groups hold collections of embryos from many model species. Very few have well-characterised collections of embryos showing human development.
There are also many groups now taking advantage of molecular methods and new imaging techniques to either re-evaluate historic collections, or analysing new embryonic material. Some of these new databases are being made available online for research purposes.
- Links: Human Embryo Collections
(Netherlands Institute for Developmental Biology in Utrecht, Hubrecht Laboratory)
In 2004 was relocated to the Museum fur Naturkunde, Berlin. Incorporating the Hill collection.
- The Hubrecht Laboratory was founded in 1916 from Ambrosius Arnold Willem Hubrecht (1853-1915) personal collection.
- The collection is for comparative embryology of vertebrates and includes a large number of animal embryos (also an associated historical library).
- 600 species of chordate, in 175 families and 10 classes.
- 2,000 wet specimens.
- histological sections (A. Dohrn - Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia; L. Bolk - Vertebrates; and W. Kückenthal - Cetacea)
- material blocked out in paraffin but not sectioned.
Hill Embryological Collection
No relation to this Website's author/editor.
In 2004 this collection was relocated to the Museum fur Naturkunde, Berlin.
- James Peter Hill (1873-1954)
- University of Edinburgh, Royal College of Science in London, 1892 demonstrator in Sydney, Australia.
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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, May 20) Embryology Embryo Collections. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Embryo_Collections
- © Dr Mark Hill 2019, UNSW Embryology ISBN: 978 0 7334 2609 4 - UNSW CRICOS Provider Code No. 00098G