Cryopreservation of Embryos, Sperm, Eggs or Oocytes

Cryopreservation┬áis a process where cells or whole tissues are preserved by cooling to low sub-zero temperatures, such as (typically) 77 K or -196 ┬░C (the boiling point of liquid nitrogen). At these low temperatures, any biological activity, including the biochemical reactions that would lead to cell death, is effectively stopped. However, when vitrification solutions are … Continue reading Cryopreservation of Embryos, Sperm, Eggs or Oocytes