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CryoLetters is a bimonthly international journal for low temperature sciences, including cryobiology, cryopreservation or vitrification of cells and tissues, chemical and physical aspects of freezing and drying, and studies involving ecology of cold environments, and cold adaptation

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Abstracts Volume 36 No 4 is now available



Volume 36, No. 4 July/August 2015

ISSN 0143-2044



Long-term preconditioning of plantlets: a practical method for enhancing survival of pineapple (Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.) shoot tips cryopreserved using vitrification
Wei-Hsin Hu, Shu-Fen Liu and Song-Iuan Liaw




Cold hardiness and range of the myriapod Angarozonium amurense (polyzoniidae, diplopoda, arthropoda) in permafrost environments
Daniil I. Berman, Ekaterina N. Meshcheryakova
and Elena V. Mikhaljova




The combined use of honey, garlic (Allium Sativum L.) and skimmed milk as an extender for chilling sheep semen
Rodrigo Jerez-Ebensperger, Lydia Gil, Noelia Gonzalez
and Ignacio De Blas




Physiological, cytological and biochemical stability of Medicago sativa L. cell culture after 27 years of cryogenic storage
Liudmila A. Volkova, Valentina V. Urmantseva,
 Elena V. Popova and Alexander M. Nosov




Effects of orvus es paste on the motility and viability of yak (Bos grunniens) epididymal and ejaculated spermatozoa after freezing and thawing
Megumi Shimazaki, Rentsenkhand Sambuu, Yoko Sato,
Lanh Thi Kim Do, Fuminori Tanihara, Masayasu Taniguchi
and Takeshige Otoi




Relationship between supercooling capability and cryoprotectant content in eggs of Pararcyptera microptera meridionalis (orthoptera: acrypteridae)
Xiao-Rong Zhou, Yan-Yan Li, Na Li and Bao-Ping Pang




Temporary storage of bovine semen cryopreserved in liquid nitrogen on dry ice and refreezing of frozen-thawed semen
A.M. Abdussamad, M. Gauly and W. Holtz




Determination of convective heat transfer coefficient at the outer surface of a cryovial being plunged into liquid nitrogen
Tao Wang, Gang Zhao, Heyu Tang and Zhendong Jiang





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