About the Authors

Zamalou Gisèle Ouandaogo

Affiliations CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, Montpellier, France, Université MONTPELLIER1, UFR de Médecine, Montpellier, France

Delphine Haouzi

Affiliation CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, Montpellier, France

Said Assou

Affiliations CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, Montpellier, France, Université MONTPELLIER1, UFR de Médecine, Montpellier, France

Hervé Dechaud

Affiliations CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, Montpellier, France, Université MONTPELLIER1, UFR de Médecine, Montpellier, France, ART/PGD Department, CHU Montpellier, Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve, Montpellier, France

Issac Jacques Kadoch

Affiliation Département d'Obstétrique Gynécologie, Université de Montréal, Hopital Saint-Luc du CHUM, Montréal, Canada

John De Vos

Affiliations CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, Montpellier, France, Université MONTPELLIER1, UFR de Médecine, Montpellier, France

Samir Hamamah

s-hamamah@chu-montpellier.fr

Affiliations CHU Montpellier, Institute for Research in Biotherapy, Hôpital Saint-Eloi, INSERM U1040, Montpellier, France, Université MONTPELLIER1, UFR de Médecine, Montpellier, France, ART/PGD Department, CHU Montpellier, Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve, Montpellier, France

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: This study was funded by Ferring, Schering-Plough Pharmaceutical and Vitrolife. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZGO SA SH. Performed the experiments: ZGO. Analyzed the data: ZGO DH SA SH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZGO DH SA JDV HD IJK SH. Wrote the paper: ZGO DH SA SH. Final approval: SH.