Comparison of Two Slow Cooling Protocols for Cryopreserved Human Oocytes

June 2010
Fertility Weekly;6/14/2010, p6
Academic Journal
The article presents a comparison between one-step or two-step propanediol (PrOH), two slow cooling protocols for cryopreserved human oocytes in a study in Italy. According to the research, a human oocyte may be sustaining damage from cryopreservation whether the process utilizes the two steps but the one-step process may have better oocyte quality. It notes that poor storage methods for cryopreserved oocytes may also lead to poor or uncertain clinical reproductive outcome.


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