Human bronchial smooth muscle cells in RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture

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Simplify 3D Cultures with a Novel Method for Tissue Modeling

How Does the RAFT™ System Work?

The RAFT™ System creates cell cultures inside a high-density collagen scaffold that more closely mimics the natural environment of cells.                        

The RAFT™ Kit includes a collagen type I solution and biocompatible absorbers, which enables researchers to control both cell concentration and matrix density.

           

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Video: Learn How it Works

3D culture with RAFT System - Process visualization

   
White Papers and Protocols   More White Papers Available

New White Papers for RAFT™ 3D Cell Culture SystemValidation of an Image-Based 3D Natural Killer Cell Mediated Cytotoxicity Assay

This white paper describes how colorectal cancer cells and Natural Killer (NK) cells were co-cultured in the RAFT™ 3D Culture System and compared to a conventional 2D format. Read about the superior results achieved with the 3D model.


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Applications        

RAFT™ System has been used to successfully generate 3D models in a number of research areas and applications:

  • Cancer research – tumor formation
  • Neurobiology – blood brain barriers
  • Ocular research – corneal models
  • Fibrosis – liver models
  • Airway research – lung models

 

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  • Analysis of cell viability and proliferation in RAFT™ 3D Cell Cultures
  • Using immunofluorescence microscopy with RAFT™ 3D Cultures
  • Creating RAFT™ 3D Cultures with Different Thicknesses
  • And more...

 

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Webinar – Watch Now
Hosted by Biotechniques

Learn how three scientists are using the RAFT™ 3D System to create and analyse complex 3D tissue models.

                   

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Benefits at a Glance

RAFT™ System has been designed with usability in mind, with simple easy-to-follow protocols that allow researchers to set up 3D cell cultures in under an hour.

 


RAFT™ 3D Cell Cultures
  • are easy to handle for downstream assays
  • enable long term culture maintenance
  • allow formation of multilayer 3D models
                   

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RAFT™ Kit
RAFT 3D Cell Culture Kit




 

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