Research Article

A Tissue Retrieval and Postharvest Processing Regimen for Rodent Reproductive Tissues Compatible with Long-Term Storage on the International Space Station and Postflight Biospecimen Sharing Program

Table 3

Percent total motility of gerbil cauda epididymal sperm recovered from the epididymis after storage in the carcass at RT for the times indicated ( at each time point).

Time after euthanasiaTotal motility (%)Progressive motility (%)

0 h98.385.0
0.5 h82.458.0
1.0 h82.661.0
1.5 h95.286.2
2.0 h87.973.2
2.5 h75.647.5

Since we used one animal per time point, standard deviation could not be determined.