|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|국제특허분류(IPC7판)||F25B-019/00 G01N-001/28 A01N-001/02 C12M-001/00|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 0 인용 특허 : 26|
A container or vial for the cryopreservation and/or vitrification and storage of a biological sample, including cellular samples and embryos is described. The container comprises a sealable closure that isolates a biological sample held in the container lumen from the external environment and is suitable for storage of the sample in liquid nitrogen. Methods for introducing and sealing biological samples within the container for cryopreservation and/or vitrification and storage are also described.
1. A sealable container comprising: a body comprising a proximal open end and a sealed distal end and a variable diameter lumen extending there between, the lumen having an external surface and an internal surface, the internal surface tapering generally radially inwardly from the proximal open end to the distal end and forming a sealing portion and a sample receiving portion, a closure configured for removable attachment to the body wherein the closure comprises a capping member adapted for engagement with the proximal open end and a deformable member h...