Latest Cryoprotectant Stories
Scientists have made an important step forward in their understanding of cryoprotectants â€“ compounds that act as natural 'antifreeze' to protect drugs, food and tissues stored at sub-zero temperatures.
Cryoprotectants needed to preserve eggs for reproduction need to be given in stages, albeit rapid ones, say scientists who have developed a mathematical model that predicts optimal time for loading and unloading these drugs.
By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Sperm extracted from mice and testes that have been frozen for as long as 15 years have yielded normal, healthy offspring in a study which researchers say heralds fresh hopes for bringing back extinct species.
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