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Articles on Cryobiology, the study of living organisms, organs, biological tissues, or cells at low temperatures.

Cryobiology Articles

Composition and behavior of head membrane lipids of fresh and cryopreserved boar sperm
Head plasma membranes were isolated from fresh or cryopreserved ejaculated boar spermatozoa and the lipids were extracted for determination of lipid fluidity...

Date: 10 Oct 2006, Rating: 5.00

Reduced Body Temperature Extends Lifespan, Study Finds
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have found that reducing the core body temperature of mice extends their median lifespan by up to 20 percent.

Date: 21 Nov 2006, Rating: not rated

Different inflammatory mediators induce inflammation and pain after application of liquid nitrogen to the skin
The application of liquid nitrogen to the skin induces inflammation and pain.

Date: 10 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated

Freezing Cancer Cells Makes Them Prime Targets For Anti-Cancer Drug, New Study Finds
The answer to improving the effectiveness of certain cancer treatments may be in stopping the malignant cells cold.

Date: 4 Oct 2006, Rating: 3.00

Protein Keeps Cold Fish From Becoming Frozen Flounder, New Study Shows
Kingston, ON A surprising discovery by Queen's researchers helps explain why fish swimming in icy sea water don't freeze.

Date: 4 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated

New Cryogenic Refrigerator Dips Chips Into A Deep Freeze
In a major advance for cryogenics, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a compact, solid-state refrigerator capable of reaching temperatures as low as 100 milliKelvin.

Date: 4 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated

Ultra rapid freezing and vitrification of human embryos derived from abnormally fertilised zygotes
The present study was undertaken to compare the developmental capacity of human embryos derived from abnormally fertilised zygotes (1PN, ≥3 PN; 16-18 hours after ICSI) cryopreserved using two techniques: ultra rapid freezing and vitrification.

Date: 4 Oct 2006, Rating: 5.00

Characteristics of fresh gander semen and its susceptibility to cryopreservation in six generations derived from geese inseminated with frozen-thawed semen
Abstrract: The paper summarises seven years experiments designed to determine the effect of continuous insemination with frozen-thawed semen on fresh semen quality and sperm susceptibility to freezing stress in succeeding generations

Date: 4 Oct 2006, Rating: 2.00

Cryopreservation of shoot tips of blackberry and raspberry by encapsulation-dehydration and vitrrification
Encapsulation-dehydration and PVS2-vitrification cryopreservation protocols were evaluated for the long-term conservation of a diverse group of Rubus germplasm.

Date: 4 Oct 2006, Rating: not rated

Spermatozoa and spermatids retrieved from frozen reproductive organs or frozen whole bodies of male mice can produce normal offspring
Spermatozoa or spermatids, retrieved from frozen reproductive organs or frozen bodies of mice, can produce offspring by microinsemination, based on the results.

Date: 5 Sep 2006, Rating: not rated, 7 pages

Cryopreserved embryo transfers suggest that endometrial receptivity may contribute to reduced success rates of later developing embryos
Abstract: The study evaluated viability and implantation potential of cryopreserved blastocysts according to the day of blastocyst expansion and cryopreservation.

Date: 5 Sep 2006, Rating: 5.50

Cryopreservation of human teeth for future organization of a tooth bank--a preliminary study
Abstract: This study evaluated whether cryopreserved teeth can be used for future transplantation by examining the viability and differentiation capability of periodontal ligament (PDL) cells and measuring the hardness of dental hard tissue.

Date: 5 Sep 2006, Rating: 2.67

Characterisation of cryopreserved cells freshly isolated from human bone marrow
Abstract: a method of storage, which allows osteoblast progenitor cells to be available for use without affecting osteoblastic potential or viability, was demonstrated in the study.

Date: 5 Sep 2006, Rating: 5.00

Complications after cryosurgery with new miniature cryoprobes in long hollow bones: An animal trial
Use of modern miniature cryoprobes for cryoablation of bone tissue seems to be a gentle method, and the complications reported for earlier systems did not occur in this study.

Date: 5 Sep 2006, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Cryoprotective agent and temperature effects on human sperm membrane permeabilities: convergence of theoretical and empirical approaches for optimal cryopreservation methods
This study was designed to investigate possible reasons for the discrepancies between human sperm cryopreservation methods developed using theoretical optimization approaches and those developed empirically.

Date: 31 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Cryobiology of Rat Embryos II: A Theoretical Model for the Development of Interrupted Slow Freezing Procedures
This study presents a theoretical model to develop efficient ISF procedures, on the basis of previously developed data for the rat zygote.

Date: 31 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Cryobiology of Rat Embryos I: Determination of Zygote Membrane Permeability Coefficients for Water and Cryoprotectants, Their Activation Energies, and the Development of Improved Cryopreservation Methods
The data described here represent the first attempt to develop an understanding of the fundamental cryobiology of rat embryos.

Date: 31 Aug 2006, Rating: 10.00, 8 pages

An in vitro study of cryopreserved and fresh human arteries: a comparison with ePTFE prostheses and human arteries studied non-invasively in vivo
Research shows that cryopreservation procedure does not modify the mechanical properties of the arterial wall.

Date: 31 Aug 2006, Rating: 3.00, 9 pages

A novel approach to sperm cryopreservation
Human spermatozoa have unusual cryobiological behaviour and improvements in their survival have not been achieved by the standard approaches of cryobiology...

Date: 3 Jul 2006, Rating: 8.00, 9 pages

Slow-frozen people? Latest research supports possibility of cryopreservation
The latest research on water - still one of the least understood of all liquids despite a century of intensive study – seems to support the possibility that cells, tissues and even the entire human body could be cryopreserved without formation of damagi

Date: 3 Jul 2006, Rating: 10.00