Methods of organ preservation under study at the University of Oregon Medical School have been briefly reviewed. It is possible to preserve organs in a viable state by actually depressing the freezing point. The best long-term method of preservation will probably be actual freezing. This important field, cryobiology, is just in its infancy and yet possible applications are immense. In this report, the primary pharmacological actions of dimethyl sulfoxide previously published have been listed.
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- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)