Cryopreservation

Description

Cyropreservation deals with procedures, risks and conditions applied to cells or tissues in order to prevent contamination and damage. It refers to the preservation of embryos, eggs, semen and testicle tissue by cooling to very low temperatures (typically -80 or -196°C).

Alternative labels

oocyte, semen or embryo cyropreservation, embryo, egg or semen cyroconservation
cyroconservation

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

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References

ESCO

 

Last updated on April 4, 2022