About Cells and Culture

About Cells and Culture

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Cell seeding protocol – Guide on how to seed cells correctly

Cell seeding is usually the first protocol step and a standard procedure in cell-based experiments. A correct and standardized cell seeding protocol...

How to Remove Contamination in Cell Culture – Expand Your First Aid Kit

Contamination is one of the worst fears for scientists working in a cell culture laboratory. Biological contamination in cell culture is nearly always...

How to Thaw Cells - Guide for More Reproducible Cryopreservation Results

Cell thawing is an essential and sometimes undervalued element in all areas of cell-based research and production. A standardized cryopreservation...

The Rise of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

The creation of induced pluripotent stem cells – cells transformed from a mature into a less differentiated state – caused a major breakthrough in...

Cultureware: From Glass to Plastic

Cell culture has come a long way since the establishment of the first cell lines in the 1950s, with improvements made in almost every aspect of the...

History of Cell Culture Growth Media

Growth media are extremely important for cell culture technology. They ensure that cells can live and thrive even outside their natural environment....

Cho Turns 60 – The Hamster That Keeps on Going

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of a true mainstay of protein research and bioprocessing. First established in 1957, the Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO)...

Life-Saving Cells

Although vaccinations have saved billions of lives over the past decades, it was a cell culture breakthrough in the 1960’s - isolation of the first...

Endosymbiontic Theory: How the Pea Aphid Has Outpaced Science for 100 Million Years

What if we could absorb superpowers from bacteria?

Bacteria Versus Body Cells: A 1:1 Tie

Do our bodies contain far more bacteria than human cells? Researchers have found that this is not the case. The ratio is approximately equal. But...

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