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The individual-cell-based cryo-chip for the cryopreservation, manipulation and observation of spatially identifiable cells. I: Methodology

Mordechai Deutsch1*, Elena Afrimzon1, Yaniv Namer1, Yana Shafran1, Maria Sobolev1, Naomi Zurgil1, Assaf Deutsch3, Steffen Howitz4, Martin Greuner5, Michael Thaele5, Heiko Zimmermann26*, Ina Meiser2 and Friederike Ehrhart2

Author Affiliations

1 The Biophysical Interdisciplinary Schottenstein Center for the Research and Technology of the Cellome, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 52900, Israel

2 Main Department for Biophysics and Cryotechnology, Fraunhofer IBMT, Ensheimer Straße 48, 66386 St. Ingbert, Germany

3 WBT Ltd. POB 1516, Ramat Gan, 52115, Israel

4 GeSiM mbH, Bautzner Landstraße 45, 01454 Großerkmannsdorf, Germany

5 Zentrum für gynäkologische Endokrinologie und Reproduktionsmedizin, Kaiserstrasse 5-7, 66111 Saarbrücken, Germany

6 Professorship for Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology/Nanotechnology, University of Saarland, 66041 Saarbrücken, Germany

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BMC Cell Biology 2010, 11:54  doi:10.1186/1471-2121-11-54

Published: 7 July 2010

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Selective cell retrieval using a micro-manipulated glass capillary (see text for details).

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