Cell line propagation & maintenance

Price List

Cost includes:

  • Thawing, expansion, and freezing of cell lines
  • Harvesting of the number of cells that the investigator requests
  • Histopaquing of cells to separate live from dead (as needed)

Cell line acquisition — discount varies

Cost includes:

  • Purchase of ATCC cell lines at a discount to the investigator
  • Purchase of BSL-2 and lower
  • Shipping and handling charges apply but the costs will be split between investigators when multiple orders are placed at the same time

Liquid nitrogen storage (LN2)

$225 / year

Cost includes:

  • Storage of up to 100 vials at -190oC
  • Only certain vials are compatible with the LN2 storage system. Please inquire for more details.

Mycoplasma testing

$70/sample for 1-3 samples, $45/sample for more than 3 samples

Cost includes:

Testing of the four most common mycoplasma and acholeplasma species using a luciferase-based method:

  • M. arginini
  • M. hyorhinis
  • A. laidlawii
  • M. orale

*Investigator should provide at least 2 ml of culture supernatant from a confluent culture

Monoclonal antibody production

Culture Supernatant:

  • $0.50 per ml of monoclonal antibody supernatant (approximately 10-30 ug/ml)

CL-1000 Integra Bioreactor:

  • Highly concentrated (0.5-1.5 mg/ml)* antibody supernatant, free of serum and host immunoglobulin

*Concentrations vary depending on the hybridoma

The price per mL varies depending on the quantity of supernatant ordered. The price begins at $65 per mL and decreases as the volume of the order increases. Charges include all supplies and labor. Please inquire for more details.

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