Starfish oocytes form intracellular ice at unusually high temperatures.

@article{Kseolu2001StarfishOF,
  title={Starfish oocytes form intracellular ice at unusually high temperatures.},
  author={M K{\"o}seoğlu and Ali Eroğlu and Mehmet Toner and Kirsten C Sadler},
  journal={Cryobiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={248-59}
}
Starfish oocytes, eggs, and embryos are popular models for studying meiotic maturation, fertilization, and embryonic development. Their large (170- to 200-microm) oocytes are obtainable in copious amounts and are amenable to manipulations that mammalian oocytes are not. The most formidable obstacle to working with marine oocytes is their seasonal… CONTINUE READING