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Re: RE:HYB: Freezing Seeds

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] RE:HYB: Freezing Seeds
  • From: Sandra Barss <barsssa@mb.sympatico.ca>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 08:34:42 -0700

For long term storage of animal semen, liquid nitrogen is most commonly
(if anyone cares).  The temperature of liquid nitrogen is -196 degrees
I think scientists have tested animal semen frozen in this manner and it
is still
viable after 40 years (probably indefinitely).

melanie-tornberg@idexx.com wrote:

> For long term storage, I'm pretty sure that "seed" from animals are
> stored at -80 Celsius.

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