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Eikonix enters the stem cell research market
publication date: Nov 2, 2015
Eikonix offer stem cell research products at affordable prices
Eikonix, the Cambridge based imaging and life science company, are pleased to announce that they have been appointed exclusive distributor for the Stemmera range of stem cell research products.
Stemmera have developed innovating technology and application solutions for the growing stem cell research market. The newly introduced products include kits, culture medium, reagents, antibodies, buffers and solutions and cell lines that are convenient tools used in stem cell research.
Stemmera’s mission is to provide high quality and reliable products and simplified tools for stem cell researchers at an affordable price. The dedicated R&D team is comprised of experienced scientists who, in addition to product development, also provide product training and assistance to customers by offering advice or solutions. The team can also provide customised services for both industrial and academic customers who have special needs in their area of research.
Stemmera’s key products are serum-free and Xeno-free mediums which are proving to be very popular with customers. The latter has been shown to compare very favourably with other competitive mediums but is more affordable than most. The StemmeraTM Human ESCs/iPSCs Xeno-Free Medium (hStemXFM) is ready-to-use and is a fully defined animal-free culture medium. It is formulated for the expansion and maintenance of human induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs) and human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) which are used in clinical based research and drug screening. It is also can be used for basic research.
The main features of this medium are that is ready to use, is animal pathogen free, it is optimised for Xeno, available for single cell passaging and it is very cost effective. The full range of Stemmera products is now available across Europe.
Eikonix says “we are delighted that we have been chosen by Stemmera to represent them in Europe. It is further endorsement that we are recognised for our potential to bring new and exciting products to the market. We feel that our customers will benefit from the high quality products that Stemmera has to offer”.