cryoprotective


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cryoprotective

 [kri″o-pro-tek´tiv]
capable of protecting against injury due to freezing, as glycerol protects frozen red blood cells.

cryoprotectant

(krī′ō-prō-tĕk″tănt)
A drug that permits cells to survive freezing and thawing.
cryoprotective (-tĕk′tĭv), adjective
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Fahy says that with a mixture of cryoprotective agents he can minimize the toxicity, maximize the material's glass-forming ability and balance the cryoprotectant levels inside and outside the cells.
Duman, "An osmotin-like cryoprotective protein from bittersweet nightshade Solanum dulcamara," Plant Molecular Biology, vol.
The cryoprotective effect of trolox demonstrated with three types of human cells.
Purification, immunolocalization, cryoprotective, and antifreeze activity of PCA60: a dehydrin from peach (Prunus persica).
For motilities, a significant interaction was noted between the cryoprotective treatment and the chamber type, whereby motilities for DMSO and GLY were higher (P = 0.0055) using MCC.
It maintains integrity of the skin under freezing conditions showing high cryoprotective properties.
Although they constitute an important source of energy in overwintering plants, their depolymerization at subfreezing temperatures is thought to be an essential source of cryoprotective sugars (Olien and Clark, 1993; Livingston, 1996).
With his group's method of systematically separating components of blood by size and weight and then testing their cryoprotective properties, Loomis hopes to identify new cryoprotectants in other freeze-tolerant animals such as a tidal marsh snail.
All antioxidants contributed to a cryoprotective effect, suppressing lipid peroxidation in the sperm membranes.
Wu et al., "Synthesis of Clinked AFGP analogues and assessment of their cryoprotective properties," Bioconjugate Chemistry, vol.