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Japanese Patent JP4318861
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The present invention relates to a method of vitrification of a biological specimen. According to the method of the present invention, a biological specimen is directly exposed to a freezing material. Upon exposure to the freezing material, the biological specimen undergoes vitrification. The biological specimen which has undergone vitrification may be stored for a period of time, and then thawed at a later date. The thawed biological specimen remains viable. Preferred biological specimens according to the present invention are developmental cells.

Forrest, Katrina Tay
Lane, Michelle Tee
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Publication Date:
August 26, 2009
Filing Date:
October 13, 1999
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Forrest, Katrina Tay
Lane, Michelle Tee
International Classes:
A01N1/00; A01N1/02; C12M3/00; C12N5/00
Other References:
Methods Enzymol.,1997年,Vol.276,183-203
Structure,1994年12月15日,Vol.2, No.12,1135-1140
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Yoshio Kawaguchi
Makoto Ono
Chihiro Watanabe
Kenkyo Kanayama
Katsuma Osaki
Mitsuaki Tsubokura
Akio Ichiiri
Takamasa Soma