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Vitrification

Process of Vitrification 1) Living tissue is mostly made of water: 2) Water is part of a solution with other molecules in living things:  3) When tissue is cooled below freezing, water molecules gather together and form growing ice crystals: 4) Ice squeezes other molecules into a harmful concentrated solution:  5) On a cellular scale, …

Transpiration Pull Theory

This is also called as cohesion-tension theory put forward by Dixon and Joly (1894) and supported by Renner, Curtis and Clark. This theory is based on a number of features. Cohesion and Adhesion Mutual attraction between water molecules is called cohesion and this force may have a value as high as 350 atmospheres. The wall …