Embryo biotechnology: embryo freezing


Grant Data
Project Title
Embryo biotechnology: embryo freezing
Principal Investigator
Emeritus Professor Chan, Samuel Ting Hon   (Principal investigator)
Start Date
1987-03-01
Amount
199000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
SRC
Grant Type
Strategic Research Fund (UPGC)
Funding Year
1986/1987
Status
Completed
Objectives
To acquire and master the sophisticated techniques of freezing and thawing of mammalian embryos using slow cooling procedures and with DMSO as the cryo-protectant; to search for better cryo-preservation techniques by investigating the effects of different freezing and thawing rates on the survival of embryos using other new cryo-protectants.