Cell Culture

Your lab—the threshold for solving science’s most important and complex challenges.


We’re here to help—with a total cell culture solution that delivers the vital nutrients, surfaces, equipment, services and expert resources essential to advancing your research.  From cell isolation and growth to cell analysis, harvesting and storage—you have a complete solution to keep you confidently on track.

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The race to develop an Ebola vaccine


Esteemed customers at NewLink, a cancer drug company based in Ames, Iowa, are at the forefront, making strides toward releasing more than one million doses of an Ebola vaccine by April 2015. NewLink CEO Charles Link Jr., is featured in the lab showing reporters the Thermo Scientific™ 3950 Reach-In CO2 Incubator filled with samples growing inside the Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ EasYFlask™.  
 

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Cell culture news

   

Designed to achieve the next cell culture breakthrough


The Thermo Scientific™ Heracell™ VIOS series represents a new era in advanced incubator design for sensitive cultures like stem and primary cells in leading research, pharmaceutical, and clinical applications. 

Model with iCAN Heracell VIOS


Through a holistic approach to culturing, our newest incubator series provides everything necessary for your most demanding and highly critical applications. By combining our latest technology advances in contamination control and uniform growth conditions with existing proven and reliable features, you are now able to achieve your goals faster, more reliably, and with less effort.
 

Featured innovations

   

THRIVE™ active airflow technology

Provides faster recovery and uniformity for consistent results. Cells recover all critical growth parameters in less than 10 minutes after a door opening.

On-demand cell culture webinar


Optimizing results in your downstream imaging applications

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Get the clear picture on your imaging applications workflow – from culturing and seeding your cells to image acquisition and data analysis – and how you can significantly improve your imaging results downstream by merely choosing the right culture vessel. 

 

Stephanie Carter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, reviews how to optimize your image application workflow; key considerations when selecting a culture device; surface solutions for downstream imaging success; and discusses a neuron culture and chamber slide case study.  

New technical note

    

CO2 Incubation - community application notes


Back to Basics: Proper Care and Maintenance for Your Cell Culture Incubator

We’ve put the answers to the most common “how do I…” questions about CO2 incubators in one convenient place to help you avoid mistakes—and costly project delays. 

   

Smart Notes

 



A water-cooled condenser option in conjunction with a Thermo Scientific™ -86°C freezer can save up to 17% in energy consumption and reduce heat output into the lab by more than 70%.

 

For information on a wide range of other cell culture topics, visit our complete
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Featured resources

    

   

Sealed in security. Feel the difference with the Thermo Scientific™ ClipTip™ Pipetting System

ClipTip pipette tips lock firmly in place to form a complete seal on every channel.

Watch how it works

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Sorvall Lynx


Productivity, safety and reliability simplified with Thermo Scientific™ Sorvall™ LYNX™ Superspeed Centrifuges

Multiple users. A variety of processing requirements. To overcome the challenges of a shared laboratory setting, choose the Thermo Scientific Sorvall LYNX superspeed centrifuge.


Online tool to help you choose the best microplate for your application

Whether you're culturing individual cell lines or scaling up for high throughput screening there's a Thermo Scientific plate for your needs.

Nunc Microplate

                 

Nunclon Sphera Products


Advance your cancer and stem cell research

With the Thermo Scientific™ Nunclon™ Sphera specialty coated flasks, dishes and plates you can easily grow your cells in suspension with virtually no cell attachment—all with consistent results.