the storage of blood or living tissues at extremely cold temperatures, often -196 degrees Celsius.
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How to use cryopreservation in a sentence
To get ahead of an increasingly acidic ocean’s destruction of mussel and oyster seed spat, they hired biologists for cryopreservation research to create ideal larvae that can withstand ocean acidification for Pacific Coast shellfish farmers.Undersea vertical farms could be the future of sustainable seafood | Maria Finn/Hothouse | October 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
Whereas societies have often associated coldness with death, cryopreservation creates new opportunities from medical care to biodiversity.
Gibson has been able to show that his polymers can decrease the amount of solvent needed for cryopreservation, reducing the damage done to the cells.
He is examining how cryopreservation practices have developed and how they influence our decision-making.
The report also suggests that specimens could be preserved by cryopreservation, cooling them to very low temperatures.Scientists want to build a Noah’s Ark for the human microbiome | Carolyn Beans | June 11, 2020 | Science News