cryobiological preservation
The preservation of germplasm resources in a dormant state by storage at ultra-low temperatures, often in liquid nitrogen. Currently applied to storage of plant seeds and pollen, micro-organisms, animal sperm, and tissue culture cell lines.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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