Product News: Corning Incorporated Expands its Life Sciences Product Portfolio to Include Cell Culture Media and Custom Solutions

02 Apr 2012

Corning Incorporated today announced it has expanded its portfolio of cell-culture offerings with the addition of Corning cellgro(r), a line of high-quality cell culture media and molecular biology reagents for tissue and cell culture applications.

The Corning cellgro product line, combined with Corning's disposable vessels and surfaces, provides researchers with a comprehensive portfolio of products for all stages of cell culture growth and scale-up, from sample preparation and separation through harvesting. Corning cellgro products are manufactured by Mediatech Inc., a subsidiary of Corning Incorporated. "Enhancing our cell culture and molecular biology portfolio with the cellgro brand supports our continued commitment to deliver customers worldwide with a full range of innovative laboratory products," said Dr. Richard Eglen , vice president and general manager, Corning Life Sciences . "We now offer researchers and manufacturers off-the-shelf or fully customized beginning-to-end cell culture workflow solutions to facilitate upstream and downstream cell culture, help improve efficiency, and produce more reliable, repeatable results."

Corning Life Sciences brings new and innovative laboratory technologies to researchers worldwide and helps customers succeed by providing innovative, high-quality products and services in the areas of polymer science, biochemistry and molecular biology, glass melting and forming, surface modification, and characterization science.