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Freezing, Thawing, and Packaging Cells for Transport

doi: 10.3791/757 Published: July 2, 2008

Summary

Cultured mammalian cells are used extensively in cell biology studies. This video describes the basic skills required to freeze and store cells and how to recover frozen stocks.

Abstract

Cultured mammalian cells are used extensively in cell biology studies. It requires a number of special skills in order to be able to preserve the structure, function, behavior, and biology of the cells in culture. This video describes the basic skills required to freeze and store cells and how to recover frozen stocks.

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Freezing, Thawing, and Packaging Cells for Transport
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Ricardo, R., Phelan, K. Freezing, Thawing, and Packaging Cells for Transport. J. Vis. Exp. (17), e757, doi:10.3791/757 (2008).More

Ricardo, R., Phelan, K. Freezing, Thawing, and Packaging Cells for Transport. J. Vis. Exp. (17), e757, doi:10.3791/757 (2008).

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