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Technique and Prospect of
Cryopreservation for
Germplasm Conservation
Retno Mastuti
Biology Department
What is plant germplasm?
is the living tissue from which new plants
can be grown.
Plant germplasm is usually seed (orthodox
or it can be another plant part --- a stem, a
leaf, or pollen, for example, or even just a
few cells that can be cultured into a whole
Germplasm conservation – is it
urgent ?
increasing population poses a constant
threat to this biodiversity.
Many species are critically endangered, are
endangered, vulnerable, extinct etc.
an immediate attention from mankind and
especially biologists as genetic diversity
once lost can never be regained.
Germplasm Conservation :
The availability of useful germplasm at
any time
genetic improvements →→ increases in
productivity and resistance to pests,
diseases and adverse growing conditions.
conserving biodiversity of indigenous plant
species. In addition to commonly occurring
species, threatened, rare or endangered
species are made available for study.
Germplasm Conservation
In vivo
In vitro
Live plants
Cryo-conserved material
stem, a leaf, or pollen, or
even just a few cells
in situ
ex situ
In natural habitat and
production environment:
National parks, agriculture
Seed banks, botanical
gardens, Arboreta,
The plant materials can be conserved in two
main ways
Short or medium conservation
using in vitro methods using slow
growth storage.
This method is useful for many
species like those of temperate
woody plants, fruit trees,
horticultural and numerous tropical
Long term conservation (stop
growth storage) for
• It is particularly useful where
it is not possible to maintain a
seed bank : recalcitrant
seeds, vegetative propagation
(bulbs, tubers, corms etc.),
non-viable seeds due to
damage caused by grazing or
diseases, and large and fleshy
Slow Growth Method
• Stores at non-freezing condition
• Water in the tissues : in liquid condition BUT, all biochemical
processes are delayed
• Growing process are reduced to a minimum by limitation of
a combination of factors like temperature (5-10°C), nutrient
medium (1/10 strength MS plus sucrose 1 %), hormone (ABA
5-10 mg/l), osmotic inhibitor (3-6 % manitol) etc.
• Reduction of inoculum size : extension of lag phase and
delay the onset of rapid cell growth
• The major problem : loss of water from liquid and solid
media → good seal, replacement of seal
• The tissues still have to be sub cultured regularly →
Cryopreservation = Stop the growth
preservation in the frozen state = to be storage at very
low temperature; liquid nitrogen -196°C.
Cells in a completely inactive state → low
temperature : slows down metabolic processes and
biological deterioration
Freeze preservation = transfer of water present in the
cells to solid state
Pure water – water cells
Two considerations : Degree of freeze tolerance &
formation of ice crystals within the cells
storage of biological material at ultra-low temperature,
liquid nitrogen (-196°C)
Why liquid nitrogen?
- Chemically inert
- Relatively low cost
- Non toxic
- Non flamable
- Readily available
At this temperature, all cellular divisions and metabolic processes are stopped
The plant material can be stored without alteration or modification for
unlimited period of time
cultures are stored in a small volume, protected from
contamination, and require a very limited maintenance
safe and cost efficient long-term conservation of different types of germplasm
Cryopreservation Techniques
• Some materials have natural
dehydration processes ; can
be cryopreserved without any
• Other materials (cell
suspensions, calluses, shoot
tips, embryos, etc.) contain
high amounts of cellular free
• are thus extremely sensitive
to freezing injury since most
of them are not inherently
• Cells have thus to be
dehydrated artificially to
protect them from damage
caused by crystallization of
intra cellular water into ice
Classical techniques
New techniques
• Freeze-induced dehydration:
slow cooling down to a defined
prefreezing temperature,
followed by rapid immersion in
liquid nitrogen
• pembekuan pd suhu di bawah
titik beku air hingga -40°C
Teknik Pembekuan lambat / 2
tahap :
- inkubasi pd krioprotektan (total
konsentrasi 1-2 M) : dehidrasi
- pembekuan lambat : mis.
1°C/menit sampai – 35°C →
pembekuan dalam nitrogen
- pelelehan (thawing)
• Two considerations : Degree of
freeze tolerance & formation of
ice crystals within the cells
• Vitrification: the transition of
water directly from the liquid
phase into an amorphous phase
or glass, while avoiding the
formation of crystalline ice
• more appropriate for complex
organs (shoot tips, embryos)
which contain a variety of cell
types, each with unique
requirements under conditions of
freeze-induced dehydration
- fase transisi air dari bentuk cair
menjadi bentuk non kristalin /
amorf, tembus pandang (glassy)
pd suhu di atas titik beku air
(tidak beku = non freezing) →
inkubasi pd krioprotektan (total
konsentrasi 5-8 M pd 0-25°C
- pembekuan
- pelelehan
• Slow freezing : decrease of 0.1 – 10 C/min from 0
C to -100 C then transfer to liquid nitrogen. Slow
cooling permit flow of water from the cells to the
outside. Extracellular ice formation instead of
lethal intracellular freezing
• Rapid freezing : - 300 C to – 1000 C/min or more.
The quicker the freezer is done, the smaller the
intracellular ice crystals are.
Addition of cryoprotectant
• The effect of temperature on plants depend on
genotype, environment and physiology
• Hardening process : growing the plants for
shorter duration of 1 week at a lower
• Glycerol, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), glycols
(ethylene, diethylene, propylene), acetamides,
sucrose, mannose, ribose, glucose,
polyvinylyrolidone, proline, etc.
Cryopreservation Requirements
1) Preculturing
a rapid growth rate to create cells with small vacuoles and low water content
2) Cryoprotection
Glycerol, DMSO, PEG, etc…, to protect against ice damage and alter the form
of ice crystals
3) Freezing
The most critical phase :
- Slow freezing allows for cytoplasmic dehydration
- Quick freezing results in fast intercellular freezing with little dehydration
4) Storage
Usually in liquid nitrogen (-196oC) to avoid changes in ice crystals that occur
above -100°C
5) Thawing
Usually rapid thawing to avoid damage from ice crystal growth
6) Recovery (don’t forget you have to get a plant)
- Thawed cells must be washed of cryoprotectants and nursed back to
normal growth
- Avoid callus production to maintain genetic stability
Two types of cryopreservation techniques:
Classical technique : Freeze-induced dehydration
slow cooling down
to a defined
reducing or avoiding detrimental
intracellular ice formation upon
subsequent immersion of the
specimen in liquid nitrogen
most or all intracellular
freezable water is
aqueous vapour pressure exceeds
the frozen external compartment,
cells equilibrate by loss of water to
external ice
cells and the external medium
initially supercool, followed by
ice formation in the medium
cell membrane acts as a physical
barrier and prevents the cell interior
remain unfrozen but supercooled
the extracellular solution is
converted into ice, resulting
in the concentration of
intracellular solutes
Classical technique
Pregrowth of
slow cooling (0.5 –2.0°C
min 21) to a determined
temperature (usually
around -40°C)
rapid immersion of
samples in liquid
Optimized methodology for the cryopreservation of sugarcane calli with
embryogenic structures.
New Cryopreservation Technique
Pregrowth of
rapid cooling - all
factors that affect
intracellular ice
formation are avoided dehydration
rapid immersion of
samples in liquid
Seven different vitrification-based procedures
(1) encapsulation –dehydration;
(2) vitrification; vitrification;
(3) encapsulation - vitrification
(4) dehydration;
(5) dehydration;
(6) pregrowth – dehydration ; and
(7) droplet freezing.
Chawla, 2004
Source tissue
Dehydration (high osmotic pressure)
Pre growth
Liquid nitrogen
Cryopreservation : cryoprotectant, freezing
Liquid nitrogen
Viability stain
In vitro conservation of potato plantlets
They are kept for about two years in an aseptic environment in test
tubes containing semi-solid culture medium at a temperature of 6-8 °C,
low light, and in presence of an osmotic regulator slow their growth.
The plantlets grow normally whenever they are planted again in normal
Source tissue : raising sterile tissue
Various type of tissues : apical & lateral
meristem, plant organ, seeds, cultured plant
cells, somatic embryos, protoplasts,
calluses, etc.
Small, richly cytoplasmic, meristematic cells
survive better than the larger, highly
vacuolated cells.
Cell suspension : late lag phase or
Callus : old cells and blackened area should
be avoided
Na-alginate is used for the
encapsulation of the embryo
Some examples of artificial seeds and the emergence of the embryo
Teknik-teknik Kriopreservasi Baru :
bahan tanaman diperlakukan dengan senyawa krioprotektif dan dehidrasi
dengan larutan vitrifikasi, lalu diikuti dengan pembekuan cepat, pelelehan,
dan pembuangan krioprotektan serta pemulihan kultur.
(dikembangkan pd
produksi benih sintetik)
bahan tanaman dienkapsulasi pada kapsul alginat, lalu ditumbuhkan pada
medium yang diperkaya dengan sukrosa dan dikeringkan secara parsial dalam
laminar air flow cabinet atau gel silika hingga kandungan air sekitar 20% dan
diikuti oleh pembekuan cepat.
kombinasi antara teknik vitrifikasi dan enkapsulasidehidrasi, yaitu bahan
tanaman dienkapsulasi dengan kapsul alginat, lalu dibekukan dengan teknik
teknik yang paling sederhana, yaitu mengeringkan bahan tanaman dalam
laminar air flow cabinet, gel silika atau flash drying hingga kandungan air 1020%, kemudian diikuti oleh pembekuan cepat.
penanaman bahan tanaman ke dalam media yang mengandung krioprotektan,
lalu diikuti oleh pembekuan cepat.
Menanam bahan tanaman ke dalam media yang mengandung krioprotektan,
lalu mengeringkannya dalam laminar air flow cabinet atau gel silika dan diikuti
oleh pembekuan cepat.
Diawali dengan praperlakuan bahan tanaman ke dalam media cair yang
mengandung krioprotektan, lalu meletakkan pada Al-foil yang disertai dengan
droplet krioprotektan dan diikuti oleh pembekuan cepat.
Kelebihan dan kekurangan
Peralatan terprogram, cukup mahal
Teknik pembekuan pd kultur sel, sulit diaplikasikan pd
unit sel yg lebih besar (tunas, embrio, dll.)
Berhasil pd sistem kultur yg tidak terdiferensiasi &
species toleran suhu dingin
Tidak / kurang berhasil diterapkan pada spesies tropis.
Tidak perlu alat canggih, prosedur lebih sederhana
Memungkinkan untuk unit sel yang besar
Berhasil diterapkan pada species dgn skala yg lebih luas
(tropis dan subtropis) dan sistem kultur yg lebih
kompleks (embrio somatik, suspensi sel dan meristem
Peluang kerusakan sel tanaman
selama pembekuan dan pelelehan
karena (1) :
Eksposur bahan tanaman pada suhu rendah : inaktivasi
protein yg sensitif thd suhu dingin
Formasi kristal es dpt merusak sel krn. (Grout, 1995) :
- daya mekanis kristal es yang tumbuh,
- gaya adhesi kristal es thd membran,
- interaksi elektris yg disebabkan oleh perbedaan
solubilitas ion pada fase es dan cair
- Formasi gelembung udara intraseluler
- Luka khemis yg berhubungan dgn peroksidase lipid
- Perubahan pH pd lokasi tertentu
Peluang kerusakan sel tanaman
selama pembekuan dan pelelehan
karena (2) :
Sel terdehidrasi :
Terdehidrasi terlalu kuat → plasmolisis kuat
berakibat perubahan pH, interaksi mikromolekuler
& peningkatan konsentrasi zat elektrolit
Saat pelelehan :
Kontraksi osmotik dpt menyebabkan endositotik
vesikulasu irreversibel yg mengakibatkan sel lisis
krn. Bahanmembran yg baru tdk mampu
memfasilitasi deplasmolisis
Formasi radikal bebas
Radikal bebas : merusak fraksi lipid pada membran
dan menghasilkan lipid peroksida yg akan terurai
menjadi senyawa produk oksidasi sekunder yang
In vitro conservation
The tissue culture techniques can be
used to collect, maintain and store
different plant tissues like shoot
apices, stem cuttings, buds, embryos
etc., depending upon the type of
Advantages of in vitro conservation :
Plant species that are in danger of
being extinct enable to be conserved
Vegetatively propagated plants :
saving in storage space and time
Plants that can not reproduced
Possible to reduce growth : decreases
the number of subcultures
Two main approaches for in vitro storage
germplasm :
Slow growth method : reduction on growth
rates of cells and tissues
Stop the growth : inhibition of growth of
cells and tissues by ‘cryopreservation’
(Tambunan dan Mariska, 2003)
Faktor-faktor yg Mempengaruhi
Keberhasilan Kriopreservasi :
Kecepatan pembekuan
- Terlalu lama : sel terlalu terdehidrasi shg konsentrasi zat
elektrolit dalam sel menjadi tinggi
- Terlalu cepat : sel kurang mengalami dehidrasi shg terjadi
formasi es intraselular yg bersifat letal
Jenis dan konsentrasi krioprotektan
- Krioprotektan : memelihara keutuhan membran dan
meningkatkan potensial osmotik media shg cairan di dalam sel
mengalir keluar dan terjadi dehidrasi
- Permeating agent (masuk ke dalam sel) : DMSO, gliserol (pd
suhu tertentu)
- Non permeating agent (tdk masuk ke dalam sel) : sukrosa dan
gula alkohol (manitol, sorbitol, dll.)
Suhu akhir pembekuan
Tipe dan keadaan fisiologis bahan yang disimpan
Teknik Pelestarian / Penyimpanan
secara in vitro meliputi :
penyimpanan jangka pendek (penyimpanan
dalam keadaan tumbuh),
penyimpanan jangka menengah
(penyimpanan dengan metode pertumbuhan
lambat atau pertumbuhan minimal), dan
3. penyimpanan jangka panjang dengan
metode kriopreservasi (Mariska dkk. 1996).
Medium-term storage : seed in paper envelopes at
4°C and 20% relative humidity. Medium-term storage
(1 to 4 years)
- increasing intervals between subcultures
- reduce growth, temperature and light reduction
- modifying the culture medium, mainly by reducing
the sugar and/or mineral elements concentration
- limit the evaporation of the culture medium
- reduction of the oxygen level
Long-term storage : seed is preserved in laminated
envelopes at -20°C.
Cryopreservation (a type of freezing) in or
over liquid nitrogen at -196°C
- Ultra low temperatures
- Stops cell division & metabolic processes
- Very long-term
Konservasi benih ortodoks plasma nutfah tanaman
pangan (padi, jagung, kedelai, sorgum dan kacangkacangan) dilakukan secara:
– metode penyimpanan di ruang dingin dengan kondisi suhu
14 sd. 18 derajat Celcius untuk penyimpanan jangka
pendek (short term).
– penyimpanan di dalam cold storage dan chiller bersuhu 0
sd. -5 derajat Celcius untuk penyimpanan jangka
menengah (medium term).
– penyimpanan di dalam freezer bersuhu -18 sd. -20 derajat
Celcius untuk penyimpanan jangka panjang (long term).
Untuk plasma nutfah ubi-ubian (ubikayu, ubijalar
dan ubi-ubian minor), konservasi dilakukan dalam
bentuk tanaman di lapang (field gene bank) .
Storage of cultures has involved
explants of various types
Shoots with roots have demonstrated
better survival than those without
microtubers are suited to storage for
encapsulation of explants in
alginate beads.
= Koleksi Kerja
(Tambunan dan Mariska, 2003)
Problematics of seed conservation
Plants don’t produce seeds → vegetatively
propagated (banana)
Plants which have sterile genotypes and
genotypes produced orthodox seeds,
highly heterozygous (potato or sugarcane)
Plants which produce recalcitrant seeds
Orthodox seeds : seeds that can be
dehydrated to low moisture contents and
and can thus be stored at low temperature
for extended periods
Recalcitrant seeds : seeds that cannot be
dried to sufficiently low moisture level to
permit their storage at low temperature
The disadvatages of traditionally ex situ / field
→ Distribution and exchange from field
is high risk and difficult