Application Note: Cost-Effective Automated Hepatotoxicity Testing Using 3D Bio-Printing
5 May 2018

To meet the demand for increased hepatotoxicity testing, automation has been incorporated to streamline the procedure and reduce the need for large-scale manual manipulations. Typically, liquid handling systems have been large, expensive, and required placement into clean rooms for sterile processing. While this type of solution is suitable for larger core facilities, the size and cost can be prohibitive to the typical academic research lab. This application note demonstrates the ability to combine liquid handling with a novel cell imaging multi-mode reader to perform automated 3D hepatotoxicity studies, which will drastically reduce the overall costs for academic researchers.