Navigation Links
3D Biomatrix Technology Recognized by NC3Rs 3Rs Prize
Date:3/26/2013

Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 26, 2013

3D Biomatrix, a leader in three-dimensional (3D) cell culture products, is pleased to announce that the paper first describing the company’s Perfecta3D® Hanging Drop Plates was declared runner up in the National Centre for the Replacement Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) 3Rs Prize. The prestigious 3Rs prize is an annual prize for original and recent papers that contribute to scientific and technological advances in the replacement, refinement, and reduction of animals in research.

The Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates allow for easy production of spheroids, which are micro-scale 3D tissues that mimic avascular tissues, tumors, and embryoid bodies. Spheroids allow life science researchers to work in an environment that simulates the three dimensions of the human body, prior to animal testing, better than existing two-dimensional (2D) cell culture techniques for early screening and testing. With one spheroid per well, the plates facilitate the formation, culture, and testing of 3D spheroids and stem cell aggregates, including embryoid bodies, in a standard 96- or 384-well plate format without the aid of coatings or matrices. They are easy to use, and cell growth can be monitored regularly. Applications of the plates include cancer research and drug development, toxicology testing, and stem cell research.

The esteemed paper, published in the journal Analyst [1] in 2011, describes the Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates and their use in generating spheroids from several cell types. The paper also describes the use of the spheroids to test several anti-cancer drugs directly in the plates. Remarkably, 3D spheroids displayed responses to the drugs that were much more realistic than those of 2D cell cultures. Inclusion of similar experiments in the testing of pharmaceuticals has potential to replace or reduce the use of animals in pharmaceutical testing.

“The fact that this paper was recognized by NC3Rs supports that the idea that 3D cell cultures have a real role in the reduction of animal testing,” said 3D Biomatrix CEO Laura Schrader. “We are proud to be able to market such a technology with our Perfecta3D Hanging Drop Plates.”

More information can be found on the 3D Biomatrix website.

[1]Tung et al. High-throughput 3D spheroid culture and drug testing using 384 hanging drop array. Analyst, 2011, 136, 473-478.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10551963.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. 3D Biomatrix Announces Stipend to Present at Spring 2013 Conferences
2. Bayer HealthCares Cotavance® Drug Eluting Balloon With Paccocath® Technology Reduced Five-Year Target Lesion Revascularization Rates by 59 Percent in PAD Patients Compared to Those Treated With Uncoated Balloon
3. Positive Clinical Study Results for BSPs HyperQ Technology
4. Arizona State University engineers aim to improve performance of technology in extreme environments
5. iBioLaunch™ Technology Successfully Applied to Modified C1 Inhibitor
6. Pitt discoveries in quantum physics could change face of technology
7. Verenium to Present at Baird Clean Technology Conference
8. Puma Biotechnology Announces Completion of Private Placement
9. Roche NimbleGen and BGI Develop Advanced MHC Region Capture Technology for Human Disease and Biomedical Research
10. Animal Biotechnology - Technologies, Markets and Companies
11. The European Union Signs Grant Contract to Fund a 2 Million Euro Biotechnology Research Project Led by Hadassah College Jerusalem
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... New York (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 ... ... analytical instruments for more than 150 years, continues today to pursue the highest ... its line of analytical instruments: the AR9 Refractometer and the AR5 Refractometer. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 Early-career researchers ... Peru , Uganda and ... work in health and nutrition   Indonesia , ... Uganda and Yemen are being honored ... epidemiology. They are also celebrated for mentoring young women scientists who are ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Tarrytown, New York, and New York, New York (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that ... discover and develop new vaccines and immunotherapies for infectious diseases and cancer. ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Benchmark Research, a fully-integrated network of ... principal investigators (PI) to the roles of Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Research and ... Chu, a Benchmark Research PI in the Austin office, will assume the role ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/8/2016)... PRAGUE, Czech Republic , February 8, 2016 ... first EU-regulated global payment platform which presents innovation ... Voice Biometrics Authentication feature called VoiceKey. --> ... payment platform which presents innovation for clients, comfort ... feature called VoiceKey. --> Worldcore ...
(Date:2/3/2016)... 4, 2016 --> --> ... M (105.0), up 1,187% compared with fourth quarter of 2014. ... 517.6 M (loss: 30.0). Earnings per share increased to SEK ... 537.4 M (neg: 74.7). , --> ... to SEK 2,900.5 M (233.6), up 1,142% compared with 2014. ...
(Date:2/3/2016)... 3, 2016 ... the "Emotion Detection and Recognition Market ... Others), Software Tools (Facial Expression, Voice Recognition ... Regions - Global forecast to 2020" ... http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d8zjcd/emotion_detection ) has announced the addition ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):