Organoid Research

Cell Culture

Introduction It has long been known that cells cultured in two dimensions (2D) are not representative of the in vivo situation due to their growth being restricted to a flat surface. Furthermore, 2D structure minimises cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions. This cause the distinctive phenotype to be lost and the cells to react differently to external … Read more

Cambridge researcher receives Nobel Prize for the development of cryo-EM

Science 5

The nobel prize in sciences The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. It is bestowed in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific advances. The prizes are categorised into physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economic sciences and peace. Each Nobel Prize consist of a medal, a personal … Read more

Pivotal Scientific: Industry Insights

Sales Growth 5

Pivotal Scientific: Industry Insights German manufacturer PROGEN has launched a truly novel validation program that utilizes the peptide mapping technology ofits collaborator PEPperPRINT As ever, in this fast moving sector, there’s a lot to consider and think about, and so we’ve looked briefly at just a few things we’ve picked up on. Where people are … Read more

Cytokines

Stem Cell

Introduction Cytokines are a large group of cell signalling proteins. The COPE database currently lists over 45,000 entries for cytokines. Each cytokine and its cellular receptors control varying cellular processes. This all depend on the cytokine, receptor and the specific cell type. In short, they are important to the functioning of the body, and therefore in high … Read more