Cryopreservation of oocyte and ovarian tissue.

  title={Cryopreservation of oocyte and ovarian tissue.},
  author={Yuksel Agca},
  journal={ILAR journal},
  volume={41 4},
Cryopreservation of reproductive cells (i.e., oocytes, spermatozoa) and tissues (i.e., ovarian and testicular tissue) is a developing technology that has tremendous implications for rapid advancement of biomedical research in general. Since the early 1980s, advances have been made in establishing optimal conditions for in vitro oocyte maturation, fertilization, and culture of resulting embryos. These in vitro systems have contributed significantly to the utilization of these cells and tissues… CONTINUE READING