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Collagen Cell Carrier (CCC)
Collagen Cell Carrier “Ready-To-Use” (RTU)
Collagen Bio Tubes (CBT)

Application notes:

Staining of cells grown on Fibrous Collagen Surfaces
Detachment of cells cultured on Fibrous Collagen Surfaces


Insoluble Collagen – New products for cell culture and tissue engineering
Primary cells tested on the CCC


Collagen Cell Carrier description
Schmidt T, Stachon S, Mack A, Rohde M, Just L. Evaluation of a thin and mechanically stable collagen cell carrier. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2011 Dec;17(12):1161-70.

Rahmanian-Schwarz A, Held M, Knoeller T, Stachon S, Schmidt T, Schaller HE, Just L. In vivo biocompatibility and biodegradation of a novel thin and mechanically stable collagen scaffold. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2013 May 13. Epub ahead of print.

Cardiac regeneration
Araña M, Peña E, Abizanda G, Cilla M, Ochoa I, Gavira JJ, Espinosa G, Doblaré M, Pelacho B, Prosper F. Preparation and characterization of collagen-based ADSC-carrier sheets for cardiovascular application. Acta Biomater. 2013 Apr;9(4):6075-83.

Araña M, Gavira JJ, Peña E, González A, Abizanda G, Cilla M, Pérez MM, Albiasu E, Aguado N, Casado M, López B, González S, Soriano M, Moreno C, Merino J, García-Verdugo JM, Díez J, Doblaré M, Pelacho B, Prosper F. Epicardial delivery of collagen patches with adipose-derived stem cells in rat and minipig models of chronic myocardial infarction. Biomaterials. 2014 Jan;35(1):143-51.

Skin regeneration
Rahmanian-Schwarz A, Knoeller T, Held M, Just L, Schaller HE, Hirt B. Improvement of skin quality using a new collagen scaffold in acute burns and reconstructive surgery: an in vivo evaluation of split skin graft transplantation in a rat model. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Aug;38(8):1338-45.

Skin model
Jannasch M, Groeber F, Brattig NW, Unger C, Walles H, Hansmann J. Development and application of three-dimensional skin equivalents for the investigation of percutaneous worm invasion.
Exp Parasitol. 2015 Mar; 150:22-30.

In vitro hemi-cornea model
Bartok M, Gabel D, Zorn-Kruppa M, Engelke M. Development of an in vitro ocular test system for the prediction of all three GHS categories. Toxicol In Vitro. 2015 Feb;29(1):72-80. doi: 10.1016/j.tiv.2014.09.005. Epub 2014 Sep 27.