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Cell banking


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Product number: 900200
Product information "Cell banking"

We proudly offer our Cell Banking Service for your valuable human or animal cells, sourced from either patient tissues, healthy individuals, or well-established cell lines. Our commitment is to gently freeze your cells, preserving them at an ultra-low temperature in liquid nitrogen (-190°C).

Additionally, we provide the option to expand the cells to fuel your research, whenever you need it.

Depositing frozen cells serves as an ideal contingency plan in case of issues in your cell culture, be it contamination or genetic alterations during extended passages. It also offers a cost-effective alternative to ongoing cell culture. Upon request, we can establish the identity of your cells through genetic fingerprinting (STR analysis), allowing you to identify them at any time. Moreover, we conduct pre-freezing analysis for potential contaminations, especially mycoplasma, and can perform antibiotic treatment to rid the cells of mycoplasma if necessary.

Rest assured that we treat your order and cell storage with the utmost confidentiality and care.

Our service includes:

  • Fixed pricing for the storage of 100 cryovials per month
  • Gentle freezing process
  • Confidential storage


  • Cells must be tested for the absence of mycoplasma (this service can be arranged through CLS) and have a Biosafety level of 2 or below.

The following services are available for an additional fee:

  • Shipment of stored cells at any time
  • Cell expansion
  • STR analysis
  • Mycoplasma testing
  • Viral testing

Trust us to safeguard your valuable cell assets and ensure their long-term viability.

Contamination-free cells
To identify mycoplasma contaminations we perform PCR-based and luminescence-based mycoplasma assays. We further determine any bacterial or fungal contamination through our standardized manufacturing processes.
Custom projects
Besides genomic DNA, RNA, cell pellets, and cell lysates, we can offer large quantities of assay-ready cells, plated cells in multiple formats, and frozen or growing cells. Contact us to receive a quote.
Authenticated cells
Each manufactured batch of cell lines* is authenticated via STR analysis. Contact us if you require a publication-ready STR report for your cells (*human, hamster, mouse, rat, and dog cells).
HLA alleles
HLA characterization is available from more than 200 cell lines. HLA class I -A, B, C, and Class II HLA-DPA1, -DPB1, -DQA1, DQB1, and DRB1 alleles were obtained by next-generation sequencing methodologies (NGS) for class I and class II alleles.