Bio-Techne launches new product for organoid, stem cell cultures

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

March 28, 2021 -- Bio-Techne has released its new Cultrex UltiMatrix Reduced Growth Factor Basement Membrane Extract (RGF BME) to support organoid and pluripotent stem cell cultures.

Cultrex UltiMatrix RGF BME is an extracellular-matrix hydrogel to be used during the culturing of organoids and pluripotent stem cells. The product addresses the need for a dependable, high-concentration cell-scaffolding matrix with compositional and physical properties specifically designed for use in generating 2D and 3D cell culture models, the firm said.

Improvements to Cultrex UltiMatrix RGF BME include increased total protein content, optimized extracellular matrix protein composition, high levels of entactin, and improved tensile strength. These characteristics reduce the dependency on supplemental growth factors during cell culture. The reagent can be used for drug discovery research, personalized medicines, and regenerative medicine applications.

The new product is offered through R&D Systems, a Bio-Techne company.


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