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Cell and Tissue Analysis
The human brain represents a complex organ that has consistently been proven difficult to model in vitro. Current models including primary rodent tissue and immortalized cell lines have served as mainstays in both academic research and the pharmaceutical industry.
Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) have gained considerable interest in recent years due to their capacity to both self-renew and differentiate into cells of all three germ layers. They can develop into any type of cell or tissue in the body and are especially attractive for regenerative therapies.
Cell and Tissue Culture-Human Pathogen/Mycoplasma Testing
Human cell lines and tumors represent important tools in biomedical research and they are extensively used. The most common sources of human cell lines and tumors are specimens taken directly from patients and cultured specimens stored and distributed by repositories and cell banks.