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Apr 27, 2011 Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions.

Cryopreservation is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Cryopreservation books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

NNI Cryopreservation Manual
Oocyte cryopreservation REVIEW ARTICLE
Cryopreservation of organs by vitrification: perspectives and recent
Thermo Scientific Forma® Cryopreservation Equipment
accessories that help you take full advantage of your Cryopreservation Equipment ... now and in the future.
Instructions for Cryopreservation
Cryopreservation may compromise cell quality and performance. Performance of the cells CANNOT be guaranteed after cryopreservation.

Suggested News Resources

The Life Out Loud: Freezing My Eggs (Part 1 of 5)
Note: This is the first in a series of five blog postings in which I document going through the process of "oocyte cryopreservation" last summer.
Frozen in time
The final stage in the process of "cryopreservation" is placing a body in a tank of liquid nitrogen, which freezes the body at about -196C (-320F) and needs very little intervention apart from being replenished occasionally.
Red Cross Denies Contaminated Blood Accusations
Liu Jiang, the director of the Beijing Red Cross Blood Center, stated that the blood is processed under cryopreservation, which will dramatically prolong its shelf life.
Chemically defined stem cell cryopreservation solution
Cryogenic questions
There are two main cryopreservation methodologies. Firstly, whole body preservation, and secondly, neuropreservation. The former keeps the whole of the patient's body intact and frozen in liquid nitrogen.

Suggested Web Resources

Cryopreservation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A tank of liquid nitrogen, used to supply a cryogenic freezer (for storing laboratory samples at a temperature of about −150 degrees Celsius).
The Cryonics Institute Home Page
The Cryonics Institute offers cryopreservation services and information.
NNI Cryopreservation Manual
New Cryopreservation Technology
Oct 13, 2005 Therefore it should be possible to vitrify the brain during cryopreservation of the entire body, not just the head.

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