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Current Advances and Evaluations

Edited by Marian Quain

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Cryopreservation - Current Advances and Evaluations sheds light on storage of cells at subzero temperatures while ensuring that biological functionality is not compromised. Cryopreservation presents a perfect technique by which life can be preserved for posterity. However, there are many challenges to overcome and questions to answer, such as: Are organisms and metabolic systems functioning normally after cooling and thawing? This book provides comprehensive information on cryopreservation with a particular focus on cryoprotectant agents (CPAs). CPAs prevent ice from forming on cryogenically preserved cells, tissues, and organs, but can become toxic at high concentrations. As such, more research is needed to determine their precise mechanisms of action and to develop potential new CPAs that will not compromise the biology of cells. This book is an attempt in this direction.

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CryopreservationCurrent Advances and EvaluationsEdited by Marian Quain

Published: June 10th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77775

ISBN: 978-1-83880-206-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-205-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-630-9

Copyright year: 2020

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1. The Use of Chitooligosaccharides in Cryopreservation: Discussion of Concept and First Answers from DSC Thermal Analysis

By Hugo Desnos, Pierre Bruyère, Magda Teixeira, Loris Commin, Gérard Louis, Stephane Trombotto, Amani Moussa, Laurent David, Samuel Buff and Anne Baudot


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2. Cryoprotection of Platelets by Grafted Polymers

By Mark D. Scott, Nobu Nakane and Elisabeth Maurer-Spurej


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3. Cryomedia Formula: Cellular Molecular Perspective

By Noha A. Al-Otaibi


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4. Cryopreservation of Human Spermatozoa: A New Frontier in Reproductive Medicine

By Nabil Sayme


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5. Cryobiology and Cryopreservation of Sperm

By Ali Erdem Öztürk, Mustafa Numan Bucak, Mustafa Bodu, Nuri Başpınar, İlhami Çelik, Zhiquan Shu, Nazan Keskin and Dayong Gao


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6. Current Advancements in Pancreatic Islet Cryopreservation Techniques

By Samuel Rodriguez, David Whaley, Michael Alexander, Mohammad Rezaa Mohammadi and Jonathan R.T. Lakey


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7. Cryopreservation in Ophthalmology

By Yuting Shao, Chao Chen, Qi Zhou, Jun Yang, Xiao Lv, Mingyue Lin and Yanlong Bi


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8. Methods of Thermal Analysis as a Tool to Develop Cryopreservation Protocols of Vegetatively Propagated Crops

By Stacy D. Hammond, Miloš Faltus and Jiří Zámečník


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