Potential new drug target for cystic fibrosis

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg and Regensburg University, both in Germany, and the University of Lisboa, in Portugal, have discovered a promising potential drug target for cystic fibrosis.

Short guide to 3D cell culture

A new informative booklet entitled ‘Short Guide to 3D Cell Culture’ has been produced by AMSBIO. Drawing upon a wealth of experience of working with a wide range of 3D cell culture procedures and formats the guide is aimed at assisting research scientists looking to culture cells in more physiologically relevant environments.

Innovative cell printing technologies hold promise for tissue engineering R&D

A novel method for printing human cells onto surfaces in defined patterns can help advance research on tissue engineering and regeneration, as described in an article in Tissue Engineering, Part C, Methods, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

New Starna DMV Bio Cell

The new Starna Demountable Micro-Volume (DMV) Bio Cell uses advanced precision micro-machining techniques and materials to produce a patented high energy throughput, ultra low volume (<2.5 µl), direct sampling solution for life science samples.

TAP Biosystems unveils 96-well 3D cell culture system at Zurich conference

TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce the introduction of a new RAFT™ (Real Architecture for 3D Tissue™) System on Stand 2 at the Dechema 3D Cell Culture Conference on March 14th -16th in Zurich, Switzerland

Sickle Cell Disorder

Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) is an inherited blood disorder that has no widely available cure. Nottingham University’s engineering and clinical teams have worked with a SCD patient group through the Sickle Cell Society to develop an imaging device that monitors the movement of red blood cells under the tongue.

Roller bottles for cell culture production

Thermo Scientific Nunc Roller Bottles offer wider choice of materials and surface treatments

Fast, high-speed cell imaging takes centre stage

As the latest innovations demonstrate, cell imaging continues to play a key role in the development of the life sciences industry. And speed is key, as Sean Ottewell finds out

Cutting edge products for 3D cell culture, regenerative medicine & glycobiology

AMSBIO has announced that it will be displaying its latest innovative products for life science research at SLAS 2012 - one of the world's largest laboratory automation and screening trade shows and congresses.

Fast and efficient filtration of cell culture media

Specialists in quality laboratory plasticware - Porvair Sciences has announced a new range of disposable syringe filters that provide fast and efficient filtration of cell culture media. Manufactured in a Class 100000/ISO Class V clean room to ISO 9001:2008 and EN ISO 13485:2003 manufacturing standards ensures all Porvair syringe filters are free from DNA/RNA, DNAse/RNAse and Pyrogen contamination.

Advanced cell immobilisation and observation

Novel glass microfluidic device, optimised for high-resolution imaging and high throughput experimentation

Live cell imaging software

Provides flexible, automated methods of maintaining and analysing stem cells

Measurement of cell viability and gene expression in a single well

Promega introduces ONE-Glo + Tox luciferase reporter and cell viability assays

Chemically defined stem cell cryopreservation solution

Completely free of serum and animal derived components, and contains only European or US Pharmacopoeia graded ingredients

Cell lines provide insight into DNA repair in leukemia

Horizon Discovery licenses 50 New X-MAN Cell Lines from Public University Corporation Yokohama City University

Optimising cell cultures, monitoring and standardising manufacturing processes

Cell culture media samples can be rapidly analysed to provide unequivocal results

Automated cell culture and maintenance system for stem cell research

CompacT SC can be used to aseptically culture multiple different stem cell lines in parallel using T75 and T175 flasks

Disease-specific human embryonic stem cell lines

University of Michigan joins a small handful of US universities that are creating disease-specific human embryonic stem cell lines

Therapeutic and cell culture potential of recombinant human transferrin

InVitria’s recombinant human transferrin production technology shown to be significantly more cost-effective compared with alternatives

Live cell imaging solution

The CellVoyager CV1000 desktop imaging system from Image Solutions is suitable for mass screening






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