Marion Bessin Liver Research Center

Core Facilities

The Center has five cores:


CELL CULTURE AND GENETIC ENGINEERING CORE

Services
  • Isolation and culture of primary hepatocytes from various animal species and humans
  • Recombinant viral vectors for gene transfer (retroviral, lentiviral, baculoviral and adenoviral).
  • Mycoplasma testing and distribution of well-characterized, mycoplasma-free frozen stocks of cell lines.
  • Provision of components of specialized cell culture media, hormonal supplements and matrices.
  • Maintenance of cell-isolation and cell-culture related equipment and instruction on their use.
  • Provision of human embryonic stem cells.
  • Maintenance of the digital recording Nikon microscope and assistance in its use.

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