lung epithelial cells stained for zo-1 and cilia

Partner with Lonza and choose from a broad donor variety of airway cells from normal, asthmatic, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis or iPF lung tissue. All cells have gone through rigorous QC testing and are guaranteed to perform when used with our media and user-friendly protocols. Along with our products comes an excellent scientific support team cross-trained in cells, media and 3D cell culture, helping you set up your experiments successfully for different applications.

Products and Services
Human Primary Airway Cells 

Human Airway Cells and Media

Primary cells from normal or diseased donors. Detailed donor information available. BulletKit™ Media can be used for growth and air-liquid interface studies.

  RAFT™ System for 3D Cell Culture 

3D Cell Culture System

Learn how the RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture System can support you in creating lung models or co-cultures for airway research. 

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Resources and Support


Key Applications

From air-liquid interface studies to complex co-culture setups, our airway cells are widely used and published to support many key applications in respiratory research. Learn how to use our cells and media to support Asthma, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, lung cancer and other research areas.

Airway Cells and Research - Infographic


View our infographic to learn about the different cell types.  

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Airway Cells and Research - Brochure


View our brochure and further discover how Lonza can support your airway research.

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Illustration of White Papers and Protocols

White Papers

Read our white papers to learn how to use our cells in 3D culture or disease modeling.

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Primary Cells - Scientific Support Specialist

Scientific Support

Speak to our cell culture experts to get customized support, learn about different donors and request donor information.