Table 1.

Survival and basic morphometric data of monkey testicular grafts according to type and side of grafting

Most advanced germ-cell type in cryopreserved graftsType of graftingSite of graftingNo. of grafts usedNo. of grafts recovered (%)No. of serial sections screenedNo. of cross-sections analyzedTubular diameter (μm)FI (%)Spermatogenetic repopulation index (%)Most advanced germ-cell typeProportion of tubules with most advanced germ-cell type (%)
Prepubertals
#3199Preleptotene SpcAutoScrotum604 (7%)14301704343Sperm13
42301685070Sperm17
41351534363Round Sptd14
105012164Pachytene Spc4
Preleptotene SpcAutoShoulder302 (7%)10501323426Pachytene Spc12
12501134426Pachytene Spc16
Preleptotene SpcAutoArm301 (3%)30501142620Pachytene Spc12
Preleptotene SpcXenoBack181 (6%)142900SCO100%
#3082Preleptotene SpcAutoScrotum51 (20%)23509926Pachytene Spc6
AutoShoulder50
#3213B-SpgAutoScrotum50
AutoShoulder50
#3117B-SpgAutoShoulder50
Pubertals
#3212SpermAutoScrotum50
AutoShoulder50

Abbreviations: FI, fertility index; SCO, Sertoli cell only; Spc, spermatocytes; Spg, spermatogonia; Sptd, spermatides; sperm, spermatozoa.