In cooperation with the Institute of Protein Research, Osaka, Nippi has developed this engineered product of laminin. The recombinant protein was codeveloped by Kiyotoshi SEKIGUCHI at the Institute of Protein Research, Osaka University, and Masato NAKAGAWA at CiRA, Kyoto University. It allows to expand human ES and iPS cells fast on sheets from which they can be removed without trypsination.
Nippi news release, March 10, 2015
Nippi Inc. starts marketing iMatrix-511MG, a laminin fragment for the cultivation of iPS cells