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    21st Century Medicine 
    A research and development company in the fields of cryopreservation and ice control technologies for cryobiology and industrial uses. In Rancho Cucamonga, California.
    Accredited Tissue Banks List 
    From the American Association Of Tissue Banks
    American Association of Tissue Banks 
    Professional organization for accreditation and information.
    Asymptote Cool Guide to Cryopreservation 
    Manual of the general principles of cryobiology, especially regarding the preservation of sperm and embryos. Detailed but accessible to the educated layman.
    BioLife Technologies, Inc. 
    Researches preservative solutions used in cell and tissue cultures and in human organ transplants, especially Hypothermosol. Subsidiary of Cryomedical Sciences, Inc.
    Biolyph's Lyophilization Services 
    Lyophilization (freeze-drying) and contract manufacturing of pharmaceutical and diagnostic products using LyoSpheres. In Hopkins, Minnesota.
    BioMonde: Research and Development 
    Bulgarian cryobiology researchers claim to have freeze-dried, stored, and transplanted "most of the vital organs." No details; claims appear to be of dubious credibility. Supposedly part of the Bulgarian Institute of Cryobiology and Lyoph
    Conservation of endangered animals by using sperm and embryo freezing 
    A project to preserve several endangered mammals of far northern Europe, using cryopreservation. At the University of Kuopio, Finland.
    Cryo-By-Design is an innovative company that offers quality instrumentation, manufactured by an award winning company, since 1992 for cryo-preservation and freeze-substitution.
    Cryobiology (journal) 
    International Journal of Low Temperature Biology and Medicine. Published by the Society for Cryobiology.
    Cryobiology Aachen 
    An elaborate set of pages with a great deal of general and technical information from Ingo Heschel at the Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the Aachen University of Technology.
    Cryobiology: Low temperature studies of biological systems 
    A readable summary of the field of cryobiology by a college biology student, but with some confused opinions about the intent of the field.
    Cryolab - Roskilde University 
    Cryobiology laboratory at Roskilde University, Denmark. Concentration on cold adaptation in animals, with ongoing research in antifreeze proteins, microtubules, cryopreservation.
    CryoLife Inc. 
    Probably the U.S. leader in research and cryopreservation of heart valves for transplant. Also preserves vascular tissue for heart bypass and vascular resonstruction, and connective tissue (tendons). Is also doing research in surgical glues.
    Cryomedical Cell Suicide Following Cryosurgery 
    Research summary of discovery that standard cryosurgical methods cause gene-activated apoptosis near the surgical site. This might be a general clue to some kinds of freezing damage. By John G. Baust, Ph.D. and Robert Van Buskirk, Ph.D
    Cryopreservation Application Guide 
    A manual for the cryopreservation of cells, as a downloadable PDF file (requires Adobe Acrobat plug-in). From Nalgene Nunc.
    Cryopreservation Research 
    Research on trehalose and cryopreservation at University of Wisconsin, Molecular Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Group. Click on "Research." Includes a link to their nanolithography program.
    A company which provides secure off-site, ultra-low temperature and cryogenic storage for biological specimens. In Sydney, Australia.
    Freeze-Drying Homepage 
    From Volker Rindler at the Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the Aachen University of Technology. Emphasis on freeze-drying red blood cells.
    Freezing fruit flies for future research 
    An article updating the Peter Mazur research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. From "Technical Highlights" in the ORNL Review from 1993. You have to page down about halfway for the article on Mazur.
    Frozen Fruit Fly Embryos Hatched 
    An article from "Technical Highlights" in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Review (Vol. 26, No. 1). Reports the research of Peter Mazur and others from 1992.
    International Bioresearch Solutions 
    IBS is a non-profit national organization that works with organ procurement organizations to place organs that are not suitable for transplant with medical researchers.
    Ken Storey's Lab 
    The "frozen frog" expert at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
    LifeNet is the largest, full-service, non-profit allograft Tissue Banking System in the United States. LifeNet is also a non-profit, federally-designated, Organ Procurement Organization providing donation systems for heart, liver, kidney, pancreas,l
    Lyophilization Services of New England, Inc. 
    Contract manufacturer providing lyophilization (freeze-drying) of products, both vial and bulk. In Manchester, New Hampshire.
    Phase Technologies 
    An organization dedicated to the lyophilization (freeze-drying) process that is used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostic products. Also provides lyophilization services. In Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.
    Society for Cryobiology 
    The primary scientific society in this field, founded in 1964 to promote research into the effects of low temperatures on all types of organisms and their constituent cells, tissues and organs.
    Timeship - Life Extension Research 
    A proposal for an immense, visionary building devoted to life extension research, including aging control, cryonics, transplantation, tissue regeneration, and nanotechnology. The Timeship will also preserve near-extinct species and human DNA, using b