Pressing the Pause Button: How To Cryopreserve Cells Successfully
How To Guide Jan 19, 2021 | By Masha G. Savelieff, PhD
Cryopreservation is the process of freezing living biosamples for long term storage at sub-zero temperatures. If performed correctly, biosamples can theoretically survive indefinitely.
Download this guide for tips and tricks to successfully cryopreserve precious samples and maximize viability upon sample reanimation.
Areas covered within this guide include:
- Cryoprotective agents
- Using serum or serum-free media
- Choice of cryopreservation vessels
- Slow freezing vs vitrification
- Storage options