Customised cryopreservation agents may improve long-term organ storage

Increased storage time means more donated organs can be used to save lives.

cryogenics, cryopreservation, organ transplant, organ donation
Illustration of the team’s cryoprotectant helping to protect a cell against damage during cryopreservation, primarily from dehydration and freezing by preventing the formation of ice crystals that can damage cells. Credit: Saffron Bryant