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Inserts or Plates: Which format for your 3D cell culture

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2018 4:27:49 PM / by Frederique Tholozan posted in Drug Discovery, 3D Cell Culture, Bio-engineered Tissue Models

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3D cell culture. You've heard about it, you've read about it. You're probably daunted by the plethora of techniques available out there, but you want to join the growing number of scientists publishing in the 3D field or you hope it will make your drug discovery pipeline more effective.

But how should you do it? What's the best for your cells?

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Cost Effective, Lab-scale iPS Cell Spheroid Culture

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 9, 2018 4:40:47 PM / by Robert Annand posted in 3D Cell Culture, Stem Cells

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Many stem cell projects expand to a point where standard culture methods—plates, dishes, flasks, etc.—no longer yield sufficient cells to meet the growing needs for differentiation and regenerative medicine. At this point, larger scale options are required. Traditional bioreactors provide large volume cell culture of liters to hundreds of liters, but they are expensive to buy and expensive to operate. New small scale bioreactors fill the niche between these two extremes perfectly, providing increased cell production over plates or dishes, while being cost-effective to buy and operate.

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Xeno-free culture of pluripotent stem cells in NutriStem® hPSC XF medium

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2018 11:58:00 AM / by Robert Annand posted in Drug Discovery, Human Tissues, Stem Cells

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Pluripotent stem cells (PSCs), such as embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), are a key component of the growing field of regenerative medicine. Use of culture conditions free of animal products (xeno-free) is essential for PSC projects that are destined for the clinic. NutriStem hPSC XF medium (01-0005) and iMatrix-511 recombinant human laminin-511 E8 fragments (NP8920911) form an ideal system for xeno-free, feeder culture of human PSCs.

 

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REPROCELL’s Prof Stefan Przyborski to chair the SMi 2nd Annual Conference on 3D Cell Culture – London UK, 21-22 February 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 24, 2018 5:08:00 PM / by Simon Padbury posted in 3D Cell Culture, Bio-engineered Tissue Models

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The SMi Group’s conference on 3D Cell Culture will be held on 21-22 February 2018. The venue is the Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington, London, UK.

 Find out more at www.3d-CellCulture.com

REPROCELL Europe’s CSO Professor Stefan Przyborski will chair the first day of the conference.

From the Conference Overview:

Building on the sell-out success of the launch event, SMi Group is delighted to announce the return of 3D Cell Culture, taking place on 21st and 22nd of February 2018, in London UK.
Whilst still in its infancy, 3D Cell Culture is rapidly growing with not only a widespread reach that can be seen across a number of different fields such as 3D bioprinting and microfluidics, but also with incredible potential for industrial application. The 2nd annual conference will explore these overlapping areas and will also update delegates on pioneering developments in surrounding topics such as disease models, organoids, organ-on-a-chip technologies and iPSC advances.
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Formation of human tissue to improve drug testing and reduce animal research

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2018 3:30:56 PM / by Simon Padbury posted in Drug Discovery, Human Tissues, 3D Cell Culture, Bio-engineered Tissue Models

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REPROCELL’s Alvetex, a scaffold for 3D cell culture and bioengineered tissue models, is in the Durham University (UK) News yesterday, at https://www.dur.ac.uk/news/newsitem/?itemno=33385

Developed at the university by Professor Stefan Prsyborski, Alvetex was first commercialised by the spin-out company Reinnervate – based at NETPark in County Durham, UK. Reinnervate was acquired by REPROCELL Inc. (Japan) in 2014.

Stefan Przyborski is Professor of Cell Technology at Durham University’s Department of Biosciences and Chief Scientific Officer of REPROCELL Europe Ltd.

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The Power of One Brand

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 18, 2018 5:32:11 PM / by Paul Cizdziel posted in REPROCELL website news

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“The Power of One Brand” means that REPROCELL is leveraging the synergies of our unique portfolio to help you meet your research goals.  From human tissues to drug discovery.  From induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to 3D cell bio-engineered tissue models.  The REPROCELL portfolio contains many industry-leading technologies from around the globe, made available at your fingertips through our new integrated global website (https://www.reprocell.com).

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