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Descriptor English: Cryoprotective Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Crioprotectores
Descriptor Portuguese: Crioprotetores
Descriptor French: Cryoprotecteurs
Entry term(s): Agent, Cryoprotective
Agents, Cryoprotective
Cryoprotective Agent
Cryoprotective Effect
Cryoprotective Effects
Effect, Cryoprotective
Effects, Cryoprotective
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.706.320
D27.720.799.180
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003451
Scope note: Substances that provide protection against the harmful effects of freezing temperatures.
Annotation: note entry term CRYOPROTECTIVE EFFECT: use only for the cryoprotective effect of a chemical substance
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Freezing (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(67)
DeCS ID: 3468
Unique ID: D003451
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Cryoprotective Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0005379
Scope note Substances that provide protection against the harmful effects of freezing temperatures.
Preferred term Cryoprotective Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Cryoprotective
Agents, Cryoprotective
Cryoprotective Agent
Cryoprotective Effect - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556254
Preferred term Cryoprotective Effect
Entry term(s) Cryoprotective Effects
Effect, Cryoprotective
Effects, Cryoprotective



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