This is the most highly used facilities at CCMB.
Cultured cells are the starting point for a variety of investigations into
differentiation and proliferation of normal cells and their pathological
counterparts, in diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes, musculoskeletal and
cardiovascular disorders, and in developmental stages from stem cells of human
and mouse, to terminally differentiated cells from a variety of tissues. CCMB
provides training to researchers from academia and industry, and distributes a
number of commonly used cells lines to research establishments throughout the
country.The facility is well
equipped with laminar flow hoods, CO2 incubators, microscopes,
electroporator, cold room, freezers, and cryopreservation containers. Dedicated
staff help to train personnel, and offer assistance with monoclonal antibody
production, derivation of primary cells and engineering of over-expression and
knockdown cell lines.