X-Message-Number: 7702
From: Brian Wowk <>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 1997 16:19:28 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Re: Cryo Journal Club 2

Jan Coetzee writes:

>I think one can conclude from this experiment that neuro suspension is
>better than whole body suspension because different cell types are not
>protected effectively by one or more universal cryoprotectant.

	This has been known for a long time.  Still, the apparent
ineffectiveness of any single monoagent as a "universal"
cryoprotectant does not rule out the possibility that mixtures
might eventually be developed with broad effectiveness.

Brian Wowk          CryoCare Foundation               1-800-TOP-CARE
President           Human Cryopreservation Services   

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