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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 6 is now available



Volume 36, No. 6 November/December 2015

ISSN 0143-2044



Effects cryopreservation of ionotropic glutamatergic receptor mechanisms in vitro
A.A. Mokrushin




Design of a simple slow cooling device for cryopreservation of small biological samples
Leonardo Juan de Paz, María Celeste Robert,
Daniel Adolfo Graf, Edgardo Elvio Guibert and
Joaquin Valentin Rodriguez




Bacteria in cryopreserved sperm mass of the white shrimp Penaeus vannamei
Karina Morales-Ueno, Carmen Guadalupe Paniagua-Chávez,
Rebeca Vasquez-Yeomans, Jorge A. Cáceres-Martinez and
Miguel A. Del Rio-Portilla




Ultrastructural response of embryonic axes of Fortunella polyandra to dehydration and cryopreservation
Omar M. Al Zoubi and Normah M.N.




A simple and efficient vitrification method for in-straw dilution and direct transfer of bovine embryos
Youwen Zhang, Xiangwei Fu, Long Chen, Chuntao Feng,
Jianghua Bi, Xianhong Mo, Keren Cheng, Rina Zhang,
Shujing Li and Shien Zhu




Germplasm banking and its role in the development of the fish genetic improvement programme in Brazil
D. P. Streit Jr., D. C. Fornari, J. A. Povh, L. C. Godoy,
F de Mello, C. A. L. Oliveira, E. Kawakami and R. P. Ribeiro




Effect of semen extender on protein concentration in each fraction of cryopreserved human semen
Vickram A S, Kamini Rao, Ramesh Pathy M,
Chanchal Thomas, Parameswari R and Sridharan T B




Determination of heat transfer coefficients for french plastic semen straw suspended in static nitrogen vapor over liquid nitrogen
M.V. Santos, M. Sansinena, J. Chirife and N. Zaritzky




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