I've just discovered that my question asking about an English term that an English biotechnitian would use was migrated to, of all possible SEs, the Russian Language SE.
This is just to register my amazement at this decision. I've very little free time right now.
Let me cite a comment left by WYSIWIG:
This is not a question about biology or chemistry. It is basically a question about Russian language and the meaning of a Russian term in English. – WYSIWYG 7
Nothing can be farther from the truth. This is a question about biology, and absolutely not a question about the Russian language. I even quoted the original Russian term in my question.
I didn't want to know its meaning: I know what "konservirovat'" means in Russian. I wanted to have several natively-looking options to pick from, in order to be used in my Russian-to-English translation.
The migrated question was immediately and rightfully put on hold on Russian Language SE: