About The Author

Alexandre is a Post-doc Researcher at the New University of Lisbon.

Mimicking Nature In Cryopreservation

Freezing is regarded as the best technique for long-term preservation of food, organs, and even living organisms. As temperature drops, reactions slow down and microbial activity is reduced to a minimum. Although it is the technique of choice when it comes to preservation, cryopreservation poses several challenges. Water is the most common component of cells