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Table 6 Selected suppliers of cells and tissues[18]

From: The market trend analysis and prospects of scaffolds for stem cells

Company Product
American Type Culture Collection(ATCC) Supplies many types of cells lines and bioproducts.
Asterand plc Provides human biomaterials for drug testing(human primary cells and cell lines, RNA, tissue microarrays, frozen and fixed human tissues)
ATCC-LCG Promochem Partnership Facilitates distribution of ATCC culture and bioproducts to life science researchers in Europe
BioE, Multi-Lineage Progenitor cellTM, a human umbilical cord blood-derived, clonal, multipotent stem cell line; unique cell reagents.
Life Technologies Keratinocytes and other epithelial cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, etc.
Cascade Biologics Keratinocytes and other epithelial cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts, etc.
Cell Systems Biotechnologie Vertrieb GmbH Cell biology products including human primary cells, 3D skin cell systems, and cell models for angiogenesis, blood-barrier, and inhalation toxicology.
Lonza Group Ltd. Primary human and animal cells with customized media systems, Clonetics® and Poietics® Cell Systems.
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation(MTF) Pieces of human bone, skin, and other tissues; FlexHD, an acellular dermal matrix, primarily for surgery.
National Cancer Institute(NCI) Tissues, cell lines, databases, arrays, etc. primarily for cancer research.
National Cell Culture Center(NCCC) Division of Biovest International; provides customized, large-scale cell culture services.
National Disease Research Interchange(NDRI) Human tissues, organs, and derivatives for research.
National Stem Cell Bank(NSCB) at WiCell Established to acquire, characterize and distribute the 21 human embryonic stem cell lines and their sub-clones to federally funded research programs; they currently have 13 of the 21 cell lines in the federal registry.
NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry Lists the derivations of stem cells that are eligible for federal funding and provides contact information for acquiring the cell lines.
OnCore UK Human specimens for cancer research
ProBioGen AG Specializes in mammalian cell engineering and cell culture: design of custom immortalized cell lines for vaccine and protein production, or for other customer needs.
SciKon Innovation, Inc. Human matrix cell culture surface; human stellates; human hepatocyte cryopriserved cells.
Tebu-bio laboratories Various cryopreserved primary cells; cell biology services such as cell amplification, differentiation, transfection, mycoplasma testing; establish cellular models overexpressing of silencing a protein of interest.
Zen Bio Human adult stem cells, preadipocytes, adipocytes, primary human hepatocytes; specialized media.