Category: cell culture

Stem cell culture medium for regenerative medicine

A clinical grade stem cell culture for regenerative medicine, StemFit Basic03, has been launched by Amsbio. Provided ready to use from an animal-origin free, the StemFit Basic03 medium provides stable and reproducible culture condition for induced pluripotent stem and embryonic…

Unblinding the immune system to colon cancer

Researchers in Barcelona report progress in the use of 3D organoid technology to create an analogue of human colon cancer in a mouse model. The study, from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB), shows that the hormone (transforming growth…

These human cells are similar to embryonic angioblasts

AN EXPANDED catalogue of primary and progenitor cell types and media with a new range of human endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) has been announced by Amsbio. These human EPCs are derived from bone marrow and have properties similar to embryonic…

Cell factory promises higher yield

A HIGH-capacity cell culture system to provide large-scale production of cells is said to deliver up to 30 percent increase in yields with no increase in footprint. The new Nunc High Density system from Thermo Scientific incorporates additional layers over…

Progenitor cell line supports Crispr/Cas9 gene editing

A RANGE of progenitor cells derived from healthy mouse small intestine tissue will be of particular interest to research groups using BME 2 organoid matrix and specialising in drug screening applications, says Amsbio. The company has extended its product range…

European distributor for stem cell research products

Eikonix, a Cambridge, UK-based imaging and life science company, has been appointed exclusive distributor for the Stemmera range of stem cell research products. Stemmera is based in California, USA, with products including kits, culture medium, reagents, antibodies, buffers, solutions, and…

Better suspended cell growth with untreated microplates

GROWING cells in suspension is a convenient way to reduce call attachment, which may be important for various laboratory processes. A new range of untreated polystyrene culture microplates from Porvair Sciences are, says the company, suitable for this task. Untreated…

Controlling temperature during live-cell imaging

A┬áCONSTANT concern when imaging live cells in the laboratory is maintaining a survivable environment for the microscopic subjects. Now Okolab has introduced its T Plates to provide a steady temperature on the microscope stage. Said to be compatible with any…

3D cell building scaffold now shipping

THE FIRST commercial shipments of Alvetex Scaffold 96 well plates, which facilitate the growth of cell structures in 3D, were made in mid-December 2012 says Reinnervate. “The pent-up demand for Alvetex Scaffold in a 96 well format meant we immediately…