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cryopreservation

[¦krī·ō‚prez·ər′vā·shən]
(engineering)
Preservation of food, biologicals, and other materials at extremely low temperatures.
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People would be able to cryopreserve embryos essentially without using any equipment,' he says.
ViaCell's proprietary technology to cryopreserve and thaw human oocytes uses a choline chloride-based media designed to protect the cells from damage during the freezing process.
and President, Fertility Centers of Illinois, early results suggest that vitrification is the most effective way to cryopreserve eggs: "FCI routinely uses vitrification with great success for patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures who have more embryos than are required for a fresh embryo transfer.