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3D Biomatrix to Debut 96-Well Perfecta3D® Hanging Drop Plate at 2012 Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention


6/11/2012 3:25:15 PM

June 11, 2012 -- 3D Biomatrix, which develops and sells tools for drug discovery research and testing that mimic the human cellular environment, will debut a 96-well version of its Perfecta3D® Hanging Drop Plates at the 2012 BIO International Convention on June 18-21.

3D Biomatrix, a leader in three-dimensional (3D) cell culture products, is excited to announce the new 96-well Perfecta3D® Hanging Drop Plates at the 2012 BIO International Convention on June 28-21 in Boston, MA. The new plates will allow for uniform and reproducible 3D cell cultures in a 96-well format.

The Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates are designed to simplify and streamline spheroid formation, culture, and subsequent testing of the 3D cellular constructs without the aid of coatings or matrices. Spheroid cultures grown in Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates allow researchers to easily mimic tissue metabolic and proliferative gradients, capture complex cell-matrix and cell-cell interactions, conduct co-cultures, and monitor cell growth easily and regularly.

Spheroid formation is controllable and easy with Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates. Users simply pipet a cell suspension into each channel; the channel shape causes the drop to securely hang from the bottom of the well. As cells do not contact any surfaces, they aggregate into a spheroid. One spheroid forms per well, and the spheroid diameter is controlled by the cell type and number of cells added to each well.

“In response to researchers seeking to perform consistent 3D cell cultures manually, we are very excited to introduce a 96-well version of our plates,” stated 3D Biomatrix CEO Laura Schrader. “This new product line compliments our 384-well Hanging Drop Plate product line, which is often used for high-throughput screening. Researchers wanted both options, and we delivered,” she said.

Information about the Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates can be found on the 3D Biomatrix website. The 96-well plates will be available for purchase July 2012. For more information and to pre-order plates, sign up at the 3D Biomatrix website.

About 3D Biomatrix

3D Biomatrix is a life sciences company developing and marketing revolutionary solutions for three dimensional (3D) cell cultures. Cells grown with 3D Biomatrix products have been shown to retain a much higher complexity of body response than cells grown in traditional two-dimensional plates and flasks.

www.3dbiomatrix.com



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