Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract (BME) Used in Novel 3-D Tumor Growth Assay!
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 11:00
Shamain Dang, Bio-Techne Support Specialist - Cell Therapy and GMP Solutions chats with Yinfei Yin, Technical Director, Crown Bioscience. (from left to right)
Scientists from Crown Bioscience presented some of their latest data at the 2018 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) in Chicago this month. The authors used Cultrex® Basement Membrane Extract in the development of a novel 3-D tumor growth assay (3D-TGA) that incorporates bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells (bmMSCs) with tumor cells. Their data indicate that the addition of bmMSCs to the 3D-TGA was associated with comparable chemotherapy efficacy with Patient Derived Xenograph (PDX) model systems, while the omission of bmMSCs was not.
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