Banking of Cells, Tissues, and Organs at Low Temperatures

  • David E. Pegg
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (INCMS)


One of the most gratifying aspects of research in low-temperature biology has been the discovery of many useful and important practical applications, notably the development of simpler and more effective methods of storing living materials. Such procedures have been termed “tissue banking.” In this chapter it is proposed to review some of the more important banking methods in current use, and to indicate the lines along which research in this field is now being pursued.


Bone Marrow Cell Slow Cool DMSO Concentration Corneal Graft Freezing Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David E. Pegg
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  1. 1.Clinical Research Centre LaboratoriesNational Institute for Medical ResearchLondonEngland

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