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PRECLINICAL COSTS REDUCED BY NEW HUMAN CELL CULTURE SYSTEM FROM NORTHERN GERMANY

June 5, 2006
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The young biotech start up company Primacyt has developed a long-term human hepatocyte culture system that may be used as a biosensor for the analysis of drugs, food additives, and chemicals. The entrepreneur team has developed serum-free long-term culture techniques for hepatocytes. Currently, several other companies are validating this culture technique in a multi-center study.
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