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Tag: Cryopreservation

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  • A dozen or so brightly colored sperm seen up close under a miscroscope
    Information icon Shortnose sturgeon sper. Photo by USFWS.

    Cryopreservation lab

    Cryopreservation is a process in which a living cell is frozen, stored, thawed, and remains viable. Cryopreservation can allow the conservation of genetic diversity from declining populations, and can help protect against catastrophic losses of valuable populations. Cryopreserved sperm can also assist reproductive efforts by allowing spawning to take place whenever females are ready, reduces the need to hold males, and can increase flexibility and genetic diversity in spawning protocols.  Learn more...

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