Reviews of topical problems

Physical aspects of cryobiology

Ioffe Institute, ul. Polytekhnicheskaya 26, St. Petersburg, 194021, Russian Federation

Physical phenomena during biological freezing and thawing processes at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ levels are examined. The basics of cryosurgery and cryopreservation of cells and tissues are presented. Existing cryobiological models, including numerical ones, are reviewed.

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PACS: 44.05.+e, 81.10.−h, 87.15.Aa, 87.54.Br (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2008v051n03ABEH006449
Citation: Zhmakin A I "Physical aspects of cryobiology" Phys. Usp. 51 231–252 (2008)
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Оригинал: Жмакин А И «Физические основы криобиологии» УФН 178 243–266 (2008); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0178.200803b.0243

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