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Technique may allow cancer patients to freeze eggs, preserving fertility before starting treatment

...stals form and the consistency resembles a viscous glassy state. Research so far has used mouse oocytes but U-M expects to make the technology available in the clinic soon. "With traditional slow-freeze techniques, just over half the eggs survive the thawing process. Using vitrification, we are getting 98 ...

Zooming in on the protein-conducting channel

...freezing imprisoned the complex in vitreous ice, a glassy non-crystalline form of ice, thus preserving its native structure. Using an electron microscope with a low-intensity beam to avoid damaging the molecules, scientists then obtained images of thousands of captive protein complexes. Next, they used comp...

Bone and cartilage growth to blame for heart valve disease

... know why diseased valves had were hardened with a glassy whitish appearance ?totally different than healthy tissue, which indicated to me that the actual structure of the valves had changed," she says. Dr. Rajamannan has been awarded over $750,000 in grants from the NIH and the American Heart Association t...

Slow-frozen people? Latest research supports possibility of cyropreservation

...t HVW is not a new form of water (i.e., normal and glassy water are thermodynamically connected) may have so...] water component can be slowly supercooled to the glassy state and warmed back without the crystallization implies that, in principle, if the suitable cyropr...

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