Definitions

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  • noun biology The freezing of a specimen by immersion in liquid nitrogen

Etymologies

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cryo- +‎ fixation

Examples

  • As a consequence, the time spent between the last LM image and cryofixation of cells was longer (8 seconds) than what can be achieved without this step (5 seconds).

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  • Two options have been used to date: chemical fixation and cryofixation.

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  • This method uses laser pre-micro-patterned aclar discs as culture substrates, that are compatible with cryofixation, followed by resin embedding.

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