• Network with industry experts, gain insight into how the pharmaceutical industry is utilizing 3D Cell Culture technologies to enhance research and development, discuss the potential for novel in-vitro cell culture models to replace animal models, and discover novel 3D cell culture systems, organ-on-chip, 3D imaging of organoids and other technologies in development. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Eric Simon, in a 1988 NIH SBIR grant report, showed that electrospinning could be used to produced nano- and submicron-scale polystyrene and polycarbonate fibrous mats (now known as scaffolds) specifically intended for use as in vitro cell substrates. (wikipedia.org)
  • The emphasis is on the analysis and assessment of epithelial cells, for example, by looking at apoptosis and integrins or by measuring membrane capacitance and confluence. (springer.com)
  • Also described in step-by-step detail are co-culture techniques valuable in developing models for investigating many different in vitro systems, including the blood-brain barrier, drug uptake, and the interaction of epithelial cells with bacteria. (springer.com)
  • Several protocols cover the culturing of epithelial cells and their use in treating patients with burns and other skin disorders. (springer.com)
  • Wide-ranging and highly practical, Epithelial Cell Culture Protocols offers both novices and expert investigators alike a step-by-step guide toward a deeper understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms in general, as well as a set of robust techniques for specifically evaluating the nature and behavior of epithelial cells. (springer.com)
  • New to this edition are chapters on fibroblasts, Schwann cells, gastric and colonic epithelial cells, and parathyroid cells. (springer.com)
  • cell cultivation via incubators, incubation and benchtop shakers and cell harvest via homogenisers and centrifuges with varoius volumes as well as PCR-based tests for mycoplasma contamination control. (sartorius.com)
  • One complication of these blood-derived ingredients is the potential for contamination of the culture with viruses or prions, particularly in medical biotechnology applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Click here to register for free and to view the entire webinar: http://bit.ly/kosi_136 Since 2008 Kaiser Optical has worked closely with industry leading bioprocessing companies to develop a Raman solution enabled to deliver in situ, real-time measurement to a host of bioprocessing applications including but not limited to cell culture, fermentation, and purification. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Physiological relevance is a key parameter to improve predictivity of cell-based assays in drug discovery and toxicity testing for compound. (dechema.de)
  • To address these limitations, our guest presenter and her team have established a unique model system whereby they can retro-engineer patient-specific GBMs using patient-derived glioma stem cells (GSCs) and human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived cerebral organoids. (brighttalk.com)
  • Essential 8™ Flex is a xeno-free and feeder-free medium that supports the culture of pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) without the need for weekend feeding. (fishersci.com)
  • A pioneering new study led by Florida State University biologists could fundamentally change our understanding of how embryonic stem cells differentiate into specific cell types. (news-medical.net)
  • Tina Stoschek and Marcus Gerlach discuss maximizing mAb generation using lab-scale clarification of cell cultures expressing recombinant antibodies. (news-medical.net)
  • In this second edition of a popular and widely acclaimed collection of laboratory methods, a panel of leading authorities have thoroughly brought up-to-date and optimized its cell culture techniques for a broad range of human cell types relevant to human disease. (springer.com)
  • Wide-ranging and highly practical, Human Cell Culture, Second Edition, provides novice and experienced researchers alike with a detailed, step-by-step guide to successful culture human cells today. (springer.com)
  • The spread of pathogens like the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is often studied in a test tube, i.e. in two-dimensional cell cultures, even though it hardly reflects the much more complex conditions in the human body. (news-medical.net)
  • Sophisticated in vitro 3D cell culture models have a major impact on advancing cell culture. (corning.com)
  • Conference on 3D cell cultures as advanced model systems for understanding of diseases, compound testing, successful translation from models to clinical and industrial solutions, and on enabling technologies. (dechema.de)
  • The continually rising numbers of compound failures and increasing costs of drug and substance development are fostering the use of biologically more complex cell models from target identification to safety testing in substance development. (dechema.de)
  • Early studies in the 80's, led by Mina Bissell from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, highlighted the importance of 3D techniques for creating accurate in vitro culturing models. (wikipedia.org)
  • Any info on where these can be obtained, along with any special conditions for culturing, would be gratefully received. (bio.net)
  • Used for culture of variety of cell types under low serum conditions. (fishersci.com)
  • The cover can be snapped on tight, for long-term culture, or loosely fitted during acclimation to external conditions prior to transplantation. (mpbio.com)
  • Cell culture is the process by which cells are grown under controlled conditions, generally outside their natural environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Culture conditions vary widely for each cell type, and variation of conditions for a particular cell type can result in different phenotypes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our 3-day event, formed of two half day post-conference workshops and a two-day conference will provide useful insights into the latest developments within cell culture. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • A method to deliver patterned electrical impulses to Schwann cells cultured on an artificial axon. (nih.gov)
  • To uncouple these effects and focus on the direct response of Schwann cells, we developed an in vitro model where an electroconductive carbon fiber acts as an artificial axon. (nih.gov)
  • An established or immortalized cell line has acquired the ability to proliferate indefinitely either through random mutation or deliberate modification, such as artificial expression of the telomerase gene. (wikipedia.org)
  • This vaccine was made possible by the cell culture research of John Franklin Enders, Thomas Huckle Weller, and Frederick Chapman Robbins, who were awarded a Nobel Prize for their discovery of a method of growing the virus in monkey kidney cell cultures. (wikipedia.org)
  • I'm interested in getting hold of some Schneider 2 cells, but also any neuron -al type cells. (bio.net)
  • Does anybody know the origins of the Schneider cell and Kc cell lines? (bio.net)
  • To maximize cell yield, choose from our comprehensive line of standard and custom culture media, including basal salt solutions, antibiotics, sera, and specialty media. (corning.com)
  • The lipid bilayer membrane of the Schwann cell (yellow) expands and wraps around the axon keeping a very tiny cytoplasmic space (green). (nih.gov)
  • Moreover, cells grown in 3D exhibit different gene expression than those grown in 2D. (wikipedia.org)
  • Case studies will demonstrate how this method is providing highly physiologically accurate preclinical data and current approaches for culture in relevant diseases. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Often following diagnosis and treatment for cancer and other diseases, patients' organs and cells can remain healed but damaged from the medical condition. (news-medical.net)
  • Conference on 3D cell cultures as advanced model systems for understanding of diseases, compound testing and screening, and on enabling technologies. (dechema.de)
  • With the advent of automated cell counters 12-15 years ago, disposable slides became widespread. (news-medical.net)
  • Over the two day conference delegates will be exposed to leading decision makers in a range Cell Culture related fields from Europe and the States, listen to our keynote speakers on day one speak about the latest data coming back from culture techniques being used on the International Space Station. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Cell culture techniques were advanced significantly in the 1940s and 1950s to support research in virology. (wikipedia.org)
  • The injectable polio vaccine developed by Jonas Salk was one of the first products mass-produced using cell culture techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, the platforms can be classified in two types of 3D culturing methods: 1) scaffold techniques and 2) scaffold-free techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general, there are two types of 3D culture methods: scaffold techniques and scaffold-free techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taking an international expert speaking faculty join us at SMi's Cell Culture conference due to take place on the 3 & 4 July 2013 in central London. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Day two's speaking faculty will focus on cell culture process development and cell line development including the use of high throughput technologies. (smi-online.co.uk)