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Cell Bank Preparation

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Cell Banking

Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing offers expert capabilities for the preparation and characterization of a wide variety of mammalian and insect cell banks. We offer GMP production master and working cell banks, GMP non-production master and working cell banks and R&D cell banks, as well as banking for end of production cells upon request. We perform all GMP production cell banking in our Grade A/B or ISO5/7 clean room suites, in accordance with EMA and or FDA requirements, and prepare all other banks in clean cell culture labs where no work with adventitious agents occurs.

Why Choose Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing?

  • Our cell banking capabilities and comprehensive characterization services provide you with a single-source solution for all of your cell line needs.

Services Available

Cell Bank Characterization

  • Identification
    • DNA Sizing and Barcoding
    • Karyology
  • Microbial
    • Sterility
    • Mycoplasma
  • Adventitious Viruses
    • In vitro viral testing
    • In vivo viral testing (subcontracted to an approved vendor)
  • Specific Viruses
    • Bovine Viruses
    • Porcine Viruses
    • qPCR
    • Rodent Viruses (MAP, HAP, RAP)
  • Retroviruses
    • S+L-, XC
    • PERT
    • TEM
  • Stability
    • Copy number by qPCR
    • Restriction enzyme digestion mapping using Southern Blot method
    • GMP DNA Sequencing

Cell Bank Preparation

  • Preparation of mammalian cGMP master and working cell banks
  • Preparation of non-production and research banks

Cell Bank Storage

In addition to LN2 cryogenic freezers dedicated to cell banking production and short-term storage, we also have additional LN2 vapor phase storage capacity for long-term cell bank storage, including LN2 Cryogenic Freezers that are:

  • Housed in secured areas
  • Continuously monitored by our validated monitoring systems
  • Equipped with redundant controls, 24-hour monitoring and back-up generators
  • Supported by a fully-validated computerized stability laboratory information management system (LIMS).

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