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Research at Mass General
The mission of the Cell Resource Core (CRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital is to provide high quality primary hepatocytes and supporting tissues to researchers. We use an innovative, reliable and affordable process.
By utilizing a new perfusion technique that was developed at Mass General to preserve the viability of liver cells prior to transplantation, the CRC has been able to increase the viable yield of high quality hepatocytes from donor livers. As a nonprofit resource core, we can provide these cell cultures to researchers at affordable prices.
Cells can be delivered to your lab shortly after isolation. We use a 24/7 vehicle courier service for all orders within three hours of our facility.
Our highly capable staff comprises physicians, researchers and technicians that are available to help you with questions regarding cell handling or experiment design.
Human Hepatocyes – Fresh or Cryopreserved
Fresh human hepatocytes can be sent in suspension or plated to meet your requirements.(Fresh-plated formats are 6, 12, 24, 48, 96 wells)
Animal Hepatocytes – Fresh or Cryopreserved
Animal hepatocytes are available from rats or mice.
Fresh animal hepatocytes can be sent in suspension or plated to meet your requirements.(Fresh-plated formats are 6, 12, 24, 48, 96 wells)
Cell Culture Products (Provide support and nutrients to cells to keep them viable during use)
The availability of tissues is highly variable. Please fill out the new user form in order to be notified of future fresh human hepatocyte isolations.
Korkut Uygun, PhDDirectorContact by email
Sinan OzerOperations ManagerContact by email
Sonal NagpalAssociate Product Manager, Accounts ManagerContact by email
Ilana ReisCore AdministratorContact by email
Peony D. BanikResearch AssociateContact by email
Our proprietary cell culturing process utilizes a perfusion technology developed at Massachusetts General Hospital to maximize cell yields and minimize batch-to-batch variability.
Cells are available fresh or cryopreserved. Fresh cells can be purchased in suspension or plated. The costs below are per million cells, and the cost of plating or cryopreservation is additional. Please contact us for further pricing information.*
* Services are also available to for-profit and industry clients. Please contact us for pricing information.
Please fill out the Cell Ordering Application Form. Submit this form, and any queries, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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