The European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC) offer the following services:
– Authentication – DNA profiling and barcoding
– Bespoke cell culture services
– Cell culture training
– DNA extraction
– RNA extraction
– Human genetic services
– Mycoplasma testing
– Sterility testing

The National Collection ofType Cultures (NCTC) offer the following services:
– Freeze-drying service to customers who wish to have their own bacterial or fungal cultures preserved, with their properties maintained

Furthermore, the NCTC and ECACC offer the following additional services:
– Patent deposits: for the deposit of pathogenic bacteria, cell lines and viruses for the purposes of patenting under the Budapest Treaty.
– Safe deposits: for secure, confidential, secondary storage facility for your valuable microbial and viral seed stocks or cell bank

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Scientific Services available from DSMZ:

– Services Microorganisms:
Biochemical Analyses
Bioinformatic Services
Microbiological Analyses
Reference Material for Research Purposes

– Services Human and Animal Cell Lines:
Animal Cell Line Species Testing
Authentication of Human Cell Lines
Mycoplasma Detection
Mycoplasma Elimination
Online STR Analysis
Virus Testing

– Services Plant Viruses:
Plant Virus Diagnosis
Plant Virus Disease Clinic

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The EuMMCR (European Mouse Mutant cell Repository) is the mouse ES cell distribution unit in Europe. The EuMMCR has been founded as distribution unit of EUCOMM (European Mouse Mutagenesis Program) and is located at the Helmholtz Zentrum München, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt GmbH in Munich, Germany. The EuMMCR unit distributes targeting vectors and mutant ES cell lines produced in the EUCOMM and EUCOMMTOOLS consortia.

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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) line services

Provided by European Bank for induced pluripotent Stem Cells (EBiSC)

The European Bank for induced pluripotent Stem Cells (EBiSC) is dedicated to provision of high quality, well characterised iPSC line services to support you with your iPSC research.
EBiSC has a wealth of experience and an established network of clinicians, ethicists and renowned scientists. Expert support for accelerating research activities including:

– iPSC reprogramming: Generate new iPSC lines from selected biosamples
– iPSC gene editing: Generate iPSCs with the genotype of your choice, qualified to industry standards.
– iPSC banking and quality control – Characterise and qualify your iPSC lines at industry standards
– Sourcing tissue and data from disease relevant patient cohorts
– Translating your iPSC protocols to upscaled automative approaches and generating iPSCs in bulk
– Advising on common ethical, legal and scientific pitfalls in the context of iPSC generation and possible solutions.

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