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Current Frontiers in Cryobiology

Almost a decade has passed since the last textbook on the science of cryobiology, Life in the Frozen State, was published. Recently, there have been some serious tectonic shifts in cryobiology which were perhaps not seen on the surface but will have a profound effect on both the future of cryobiology and the development of new cryopreservation methods. We feel that it is time to revise the previous paradigms and dogmas, discuss the conceptually new cryobiological ideas, and introduce the recently emerged practical protocols for cryopreservation. The present books, "Current Frontiers in Cryobiology" and "Current Frontiers in Cryopreservation" will serve the purpose. This is a global effort by scientists from 27 countries from all continents and we hope it will be interesting to a wide audience.

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Current Frontiers in CryobiologyEdited by Igor Katkov

Published: March 9th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1962

ISBN: 978-953-51-0191-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4331-4

Copyright year: 2012

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84473 Total Chapter Downloads

74 Crossref Citations

177 Web of Science Citations

190 Dimensions Citations


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1. Kinetic Vitrification of Spermatozoa of Vertebrates: What Can We Learn from Nature?

By I.I. Katkov, V.F. Bolyukh, O.A. Chernetsov, P.I. Dudin, A.Y. Grigoriev, V. Isachenko, E. Isachenko, A.G.-M. Lulat, S.I. Moskovtsev, M.P. Petrushko, V.I. Pinyaev, K.M. Sokol, Y.I. Sokol, A.B. Sushko and I. Yakhnenko


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2. Vitrification Technique - New Possibilities for Male Gamete Low-Temperature Storage

By E. Isachenko, P. Mallmann, G. Rahimi, J. Risopatròn, M. Schulz, V. Isachenko and R. Sànchez


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3. Cryopreservation of Human Spermatozoa by Vitrification vs. Slow Freezing: Canadian Experience

By S.I. Moskovtsev, A.G-M. Lulat and C.L. Librach


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4. Prevention of Lethal Osmotic Injury to Cells During Addition and Removal of Cryoprotective Agents: Theory and Technology

By Dayong Gao and Xiaoming Zhou


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5. Cryopreservation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Are We Going in the Right Direction?

By Raquel Martín-Ibáñez, Outi Hovatta and Josep M. Canals


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6. Vitrification of Oocytes and Embryos

By Juergen Liebermann


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7. Oocyte Cryopreservation for the Elective Preservation of Reproductive Potential

By Catherine Bigelow and Alan B. Copperman


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8. Cryopreservation of Testicular Tissue

By Ali Honaramooz


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9. Cryopreservation of Porcine Gametes, Embryos and Genital Tissues: State of the Art

By Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez


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10. Cryopreservation of Embryos from Model Animals and Human

By Wai Hung Tsang and King L. Chow


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11. Genome Banking for Vertebrates Wildlife Conservation

By Joseph Saragusty


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12. Wildlife Cats Reproductive Biotechnology

By Regina Celia Rodrigues da Paz


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13. Effect of Cryopreservation on Bio-Chemical Parameters, DNA Integrity, Protein Profile and Phosphorylation State of Proteins of Seawater Fish Spermatozoa

By Loredana Zilli and Sebastiano Vilella


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14. Current Issues in Plant Cryopreservation

By Anja Kaczmarczyk, Bryn Funnekotter, Akshay Menon, Pui Ye Phang, Arwa Al-Hanbali, Eric Bunn and Ricardo L. Mancera


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15. Cryopreservation of Plant Genetic Resources

By Daisuke Kami


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16. Cryopreservation of Spices Genetic Resources

By K. Nirmal Babu, G. Yamuna, K. Praveen, D. Minoo, P.N. Ravindran and K.V. Peter


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17. Cryopreserving Vegetatively Propagated Tropical Crops - The Case of Dioscorea Species and Solenostemon rotundifolius

By Marian D. Quain, Patricia Berjak, Elizabeth Acheampong and Marceline Egnin


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18. Precision in Cryopreservation - Equipment and Control

By Stephen Butler and David Pegg


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19. Technologies for Cryopreservation: Overview and Innovation

By Edoardo Lopez, Katiuscia Cipri and Vincenzo Naso


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20. Methods of Assessment of Cryopreserved Semen

By Agnieszka Partyka, Wojciech Niżański and Małgorzata Ochota


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