VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform by Cypre Inc.

Manufacturer Cypre Inc.
4.9
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5.0
  |  10 reviews

VersaGel® is Cypre's proprietary light-responsive hydrogel matrix family. Encapsulate your cells in a biocompatible, growth factor free matrix that is optically clear for imaging and enzymatically digestible for downstream analysis. Symphony® is a 3D photolithographic instrument which patterns VersaGel® in microwell plates in 60 seconds. The patterns dictate gel size, spatial arrangement of different cell populations, and even cell morphology (eg alignment). 


VersaGel<sup>®</sup>/ Symphony<sup>®</sup> 3D cell culture platform by Cypre Inc. product image
VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform

Cypre Inc.

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Average Rating: 4.9
10 Scientists have reviewed this product

5 out of 5
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  • Status:

    Reviewer
  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: GIBH



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
I will be advocating this system, really appreciable and value for science. 
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area: Animal cell culture, 3- D imaging, iPSCs, ESc cell lines etc.

"It's ready to use. Very simple and quick for use. Image quality is excellent. I recommend because its better than my previous systems."

Review date: 18 Feb 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2019

  • Organization: GEHC



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Great, made big changes to my cellular assessments!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:3D Cultures

"Optically clear - enables faster imaging and I get results faster!"

Review date: 18 Feb 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 1989

  • Organization: GE



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
The best for that application.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:Modeling different tissues

"It suited the needs of my customers very well. "

Review date: 17 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 1989

  • Organization: BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
The Symphony has a small footprint but a large impact on the quality of cell assays.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:3D organotypic cultures

"We were able to adapt the Symphony/VersaGel platform to generate optimized plating conditions that would have been impossible with traditional matrices.  "

Review date: 17 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 1989

  • Organization: Champions Oncology



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
A perfect 3D cell culture instrument.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Drug Screening

"We got a nice IC50 curve for a drug screening project and it's definitely very user friendly and easy to use as it's easy to culture."

Review date: 17 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 1989

  • Organization: UC Berkeley



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Cypre is at the forefront of products in the field b/c it actually works!
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:3D organoid development

"For the testing that was done, this product worked really well and the development team and CEO were very helpful and flexible to make our testing happen. Got high quality results that will be very helpful with future experiments at our core facility. It is easy to use and would definitely recommend to others within the field."

Review date: 17 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 1989

  • Organization: machavert



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    4 out of 5
    Value for money
    4 out of 5
Good instrument, compact.  
Rating: 4.3

  • Application Area:Cancer immunology

"Easy to use, our assays needed a bit if tweaking, but we figured it out with the help of Cypre."

Review date: 17 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 1989

  • Organization: Genentech



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Fabulous instrument and products with tailored customer service. Top class company.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:3D imaging of organoids for HTS

"Fabulous instrument and tools produced by Cypre. The versatility and ease of use of the Versagel is a leap forward compared to traditional basement membrane matrices. The imaging capabilities enable phenotypic screen with an unprecedented resolution and clarity."

Review date: 17 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2011

  • Organization: Molecular Devices Inc



  • Ease of use
    5 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
I only recently started using Symphony but I already see several applications for it.
Rating: 5.0

  • Application Area:3D models, such as spheroids, for imaging in a biocompatible gel.

"I found the Symphony with the accompanying VersaGel much easier to use than any of my previous 3D gel formats. I would certainly recommend it."

Review date: 14 Jan 2019 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform
  • Status:

    Reviewer

  • Member since: 2018

  • Organization: Genentech, Inc.



  • Ease of use
    4 out of 5
    After sales service
    5 out of 5
    Value for money
    5 out of 5
Simple and easy to use.
Rating: 4.7

  • Application Area:Creating 3D co-culture tissues for aiding drug discovery in the cancer immunology field

"The product is simple and easy to use. It has given us reproducible results and is an enabling technology."

Review date: 17 Dec 2018 | VersaGel®/ Symphony® 3D cell culture platform

VersaGel® is Cypre's proprietary light-responsive hydrogel matrix family. Encapsulate your cells in a biocompatible, growth factor free matrix that is optically clear for imaging and enzymatically digestible for downstream analysis.

Symphony® is a 3D photolithographic instrument which patterns VersaGel® in microwell plates in 60 seconds. The patterns dictate gel size, spatial arrangement of different cell populations, and even cell morphology (eg alignment).