SCIVAX launches 3D culture kit for testing anticancer drugs

The kit can be used for testing drug candidates for primary cancer cell, for toxicity studies or for iPS cell regeneration. The NanoCulture® plates of SCIVAX contain a multi-layer adhesive which has been subjected to micro honeycomb and micro square patterning by...

Sony releases “Cell motion image analyzer” SI8000R

The system allows non-invasive, non-staining analysis of animal and human cells including cell movement. One application is for iPS-derived cardiomyocetes. The prize of the “Cardio model” version is 20 million Yen (260 T€), of a “Research model”, which will appear in...

Meiji enhances cheese aroma using a Lactobacillus starter culture

According to a poster shown at the Dairy Science Symposium held in Tokyo on Sept. 12, 2014, Meiji has achieved a pleasant cheese aroma in long-term aged cheese (2-3 years) by co-culturing its proprietary strain Lactobacillus fermentum OLL203697. The aroma is based on...