Facility: Cell Technologies Unit


The Cell Technologies Unit manages specialist equipment and laboratories for technologies involving the use and storage of mammalian cells and tissues. 

Specialized equipment/technologies include:

Patch Clamp: To record neuronal activity and neuron reconstruction. 

Window Chamber/Skin Flap Model: Uses include in vivo imaging of vasculature, neurons and plaques in mouse models of cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), using an in vivo window chamber system. 

Cell & Tissue Storage: Mammalian cells and tissue are stored and maintained using a barcoded computerized system that adheres to the requirements of the Human Tissue Act (HTA).

Further information and other laboratory equipment includes:


  • http://biomed.science.ulster.ac.uk/bmsri/-Cell-Technologies-.html
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