Navigation Links
New England Cord Blood Bank chooses Sepax 2 from Biosafe as their Cord Blood Processing Platform
Date:9/18/2012

NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB) is pleased to announce that it now processes its cord blood using the Sepax 2 system from Biosafe.  Biosafe is the world leader in stem cell processing, serving stem cell banks, hospitals and research institutes alike with innovative cell processing solutions. 

Sepax 2 is a fully automated, mobile, closed capability system that provides the most efficient and consistent processing of umbilical cord blood. According to Brad Blaney, Laboratory Manager at NECBB, "From the day Sepax 2 was integrated into the lab, we saw a reduction in processing time and therefore an increase in our processing capacity.  The reliability, repeatability, and ease of use of the devices is great." The system involves processing of the umbilical cord blood via both its "plasma depletion" method and the "red cell reduction" method.  The Sepax system provides the NECBB client with exceptional post-thaw cell viability count.  This ensures that your family will have the greatest supply of high quality stem cells available should transplant become necessary.  Sepax processes every cord blood unit individually, respecting its biologic specificity and unique cell characteristics.

New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB) and its parent company, New England Cryogenic Center, Inc. have been pioneering forces in the cryogenic preservation of cells for over 30 years. At its International Headquarters, located just outside of Boston, Massachusetts, NECBB processes and stores lifesaving stem cells for thousands of families worldwide. Cord blood stem cells, obtained from the umbilical cord immediately following birth, are currently used to treat and cure more than 80 diseases. Successful transplants for cancer, anemia and other blood based diseases occur on a regular basis at approved transplant hospitals both domestically and internationally.

Most recently, families have begun to also bank the cord tissue itself. This tissue contains regenerative stem cells that have the potential to repair virtually any tissue in the human body. NECBB is proud to offer the processing of the cord tissue, at no additional cost, when families bank their child's cord blood at NECBB. 

New England Cord Blood Bank can be reached 24 hours per day at 1-888-700-2673 or visit their site at www.cordbloodbank.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE New England Cord Blood Bank
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. New England Biolabs Introduces Polbase, an Information Repository of Scientific Data for Polymerase Researchers
2. New research points to benefits of innovative cobas® HPV test for primary screening as Englands cervical cancer screening programme includes the test in current HPV "triage" rollout
3. New England Biolabs Signs Agreement with Synthetic Genomics Inc. to Launch Gibson Assembly™ Master Mix for Molecular and Synthetic Biology Applications
4. New England Biolabs Demonstrates Support for Interactive Scientific Literature by Collaborating with AQnowledge
5. New England Biolabs Develops Novel Polymerase with Ultra-High Fidelity and Minimal GC Bias
6. FindTheBest Helps Parents Find Cord Blood Banks
7. Cord Blood America Announces DTCC Removes "Chill" Imposed in December 2010
8. China Cord Blood Corporation to Report Second Quarter and First Half of Fiscal 2012 Financial Results
9. GenWay Biotech Launches New Cardiovascular Diagnostic Blood Test at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2011
10. Study finds chronic abnormal brain blood flow in Gulf War veterans
11. China Cord Blood Corporation Announces Results of 2011 Annual General Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... 18, 2017  Market Research Future published a half-cooked research report ... to grow at a CAGR of 12% during the period 2016 ... ... the abnormal cell division without any control. These abnormal cells have ... These cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , Jan. 17, 2017 The ... at a CAGR of around 7.5% over the ... 2025. Some of the prominent trends that the ... incidences of diseases & graft transplant surgeries and ... Material the market is categorized into immunomodulatory biomaterials, ...
(Date:1/17/2017)...  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) ... and earnings conference call will be broadcast live over ... a.m. Eastern Time.  A news release detailing the quarterly ... a.m. Eastern Time the morning of the conference call. ... via Zimmer Biomet,s Investor Relations website at http://investor.zimmerbiomet.com ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , Jan. 17, 2017 Research and ... "Molecular Diagnostics - Technologies, Markets and Companies" to ... ... has increased remarkably during the past few years. More than ... molecular diagnostics and 342 of these are profiled in the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:1/6/2017)... , Jan. 5, 2017  SomaLogic announced ... "Digital Life Alliance" established by iCarbonX, the ... to build a "Global Digital Health Ecosystem that ... a combination of individual,s biological, behavioral and psychological ... agreement between the companies, SomaLogic will provide proteomics ...
(Date:1/3/2017)... LAS VEGAS , Jan. 3, 2017 ... announced the introduction of Onitor Track, an innovative biometric ... and men, showcasing this month at the 2017 Consumer ... . In the U.S., the World ... affect more than two-thirds of adults who are overweight ...
(Date:12/20/2016)... and GENEVA, Dec, 20, 2016   Valencell ... sensor technology, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a ... of electronics applications, announced today the launch of ... for biometric wearables that includes ST,s compact ... Valencell,s Benchmark™ biometric sensor system. Together, SensorTile ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):