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Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 8, pp 1024–1025 | Cite as

Successful cryopreservation of auricle fragments from rat hearts at −196°C

  • G. Matthes
  • H. A. Hackensellner
  • A. Hartwig
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Summary

The influence of electrolyte composition and glucose concentration of a cryprotective medium on the survival of auricle fragments from adult rat hearts after storage at −196°C was investigated. Using a K+-, Mg++-, Ca++-rich solution with increased glucose concentration, a high rate of surviving fragments was found after cryopreservation.

Keywords

Glucose Glucose Concentration Electrolyte Composition Increase Glucose Concentration Rich Solution 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Matthes
    • 1
  • H. A. Hackensellner
    • 1
  • A. Hartwig
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für Transfusions- und Transplantationswesen, Bereich Medizin, CharitéHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGerman Democratic Republic

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