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Cryopreserving ovarian tissue

October 12, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Cryopreservation is a procedure by which cells are preserved in liquid nitrogen. Using animal ovaries, MU scientists will refine this process with the hopes of creating a system by which the ovarian
cells of female cancer patients can be preserved to help restore patients’ fertility after treatment.
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