This winter, when the temperatures drop to their lowest, a NJDEP crew will snip twigs from the elm and ship them to Fort Collins, where the researchers will cryopreserve
them using methods tried with other tree species.
The Celle(SM) service was introduced in November 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve
menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future utilization by the donor or possibly their first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.
The C'elle service is based on Cryo-Cell's expansive patent pending IP technology portfolio and was introduced in November, 2007 as the first and only service that empowers women to collect and cryopreserve
menstrual flow containing undifferentiated adult stem cells for future potential utilization by the donor or possibly first-degree relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells.
They plan to use the method to cryopreserve
other cells including pluripotent stem cells, whose properties such as stemness and differentiation are known to be susceptible to CPAs.
For patients who desire gender selection, we can offer them the option to complete multiple cycles and cryopreserve
embryos until they can transfer an embryo of the preferred gender.
"People would be able to cryopreserve
embryos essentially without using any equipment,' he says.
Prior to cancer therapy, adult men can cryopreserve
their sperm and later use these cells to father children.
Leopold's efforts to cryopreserve
fly embryos first began there in the mid-1980s, "but it didn't really get going until the early 1990s," he says.
* The relatively low likelihood that a woman who cryopreserves
her eggs before age 35 will ever need or use them
The BioArchive System cryopreserves
, archives and retrieves samples within liquid nitrogen without exposing the samples to detrimental Transient Warming Events, which can reduce cell viability.