These are the general guidelines on sample input requirements to successfully start our RIBO-seq procedures: Cell lines in suspension: pellet of 10 – 50 M snap frozen cells. The pre-treatment and collection specifications are also mentioned in our pre-processing protocol. Adherent cell lines

Last updated on: 21-10-2022 - 10:33

Contact: Zarel Martinez
Status: History of use, Internally validated, Published in peer reviewed journal
We have developed a protocol for culturing primary neuron progenitor cells (NPCs) derived from mouse embryos at embryonic day 15 (E15). These cells are highly proliferative, can be subcultured and cryopreserved and can be differentiated to neurons or astrocytes. Hence, this method can greatly reduce

Last updated on: 20-10-2022 - 08:55

Contact: Roel Quintens
Organisation: Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
Status: Still in development, History of use, Internally validated
The Koken rat is a dummy rat that is developed to train animal procedures, such as handling, blood sampling and intubation.

Last updated on: 15-10-2022 - 09:06

Contact: Cannot be disclosed
Organisation: Cannot be disclosed
The in vitro rumen fermentation technique is used to simulate the rumen function/fermentation. The rumen is the first compartment of the digestive tract of ruminants, in which feed - consumed by ruminants - is fermented by rumen microbes. For optimal fermentation, the rumen provides an anaerobic

Last updated on: 14-10-2022 - 11:37

Contact: Veerle Fievez
Organisation: Ghent University (UGent)
Status: Published in peer reviewed journal
Studying spermatogenesis in situ has led to the understanding that the 3D reorganization of testicular cells into an interstitial and tubular compartment is of enormous importance for germ cell differentiation. We will rely on 3D bioprinting technology which gives control over cell deposition and

Last updated on: 06-10-2022 - 14:11

Contact: Guillaume Richer
Organisation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Status: Still in development, Published in peer reviewed journal
The tri-dimensional (3D) culture protocols allow isolation and culture of gastric epithelial antral and intestinal stem cells to efficiently generate organoids that recapitulate the mature pyloric and intestinal epithelium in vitro and foetal epithelial progenitors of these tissues growing as

Last updated on: 16-08-2022 - 10:57

Organisation: Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Status: History of use, Internally validated, Published in peer reviewed journal
For therapeutic or reporter molecules to be effective for therapy or imaging applications, proper accumulation of the compounds in the tissue of interest is required, with minimal accumulation in undesired organs to avoid toxic side-effects and increase bioavailability. After initial in vitro

Last updated on: 09-08-2022 - 16:34

Contact: Sophie Hernot
Organisation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Status: History of use
The main objective of this research project is to create the first full-thickness cornea-on-chip, which comprises a 3D construct with every cellular layer of the cornea. This construct is embedded in a microfluidic chip with two channels that are continuously perfused. The epithelial side of the

Last updated on: 27-07-2022 - 09:35

Contact: Joris Van Meenen
Organisation: University of Antwerp (UAntwerpen)
Status: Still in development
An artificial dog with real skeleton to excercise positioning for radiographic examination and palpation.

Last updated on: 25-07-2022 - 09:53

Organisation: Ghent University (UGent)
Status: Internally validated