Cell Culture Contamination

Cell Culture Contimination | Medical Supply Company

In an ideal world mammalian cell culture should be conducted in clean rooms in order to fully control the environment, however the reality is that that is just not possible. Instead cell culture facilities are typically set up in whatever room is available, where often space is limited so considerations for traffic flow or environmental control is done to the best of abilities. While biological safety units can protect the […]

IVD Respiratory Controls for Flu Season

IVD Respiratory Controls for Flu Season | Medical Supply Company

Cold and flu season is a busy time in the laboratory, especially with SARS-CoV-2. QC testing your diagnostic instruments and assays shouldn’t add to the stress. Microbiologics makes it simple, with accurate, test-ready controls for a variety of respiratory pathogens to help you ensure consistent, reliable results.   Catalog # QC Respiratory Panels   8246 Flu/RSV/SARS-CoV-2 […]

Cytokeratin’s all you need to know.

Cytokeratin’s all you need to know | Medical Supply Company

What are Cytokeratin’s?   Cytokeratin’s are proteins and an important component of the intermediate filaments found within the cytoplasm of epithelial cells.   Epithelial cells cover the surface of the body as well as line organs and body cavities. They perform many functions including protection, secretion, absorption, filtration diffusion and sensory reception. What are Cytokeratin’s 5, […]

Want to verify cleaning efficacy in the lab?

Want to verify cleaning efficacy in the lab?

The Propper ProExpose™ Protein Test can be used as part of a cleaning verification protocol that confirms that all steps of the cleaning cycle have been effective. A simple easy to use kit that utilizes a dye-binding method for protein detection that results in a clear, easy-to-read colour change. The kit comes in 2 formats […]

Add some mojo to your cell sorting experiments

MojoSort™, MojoSort™ kits, MojoSort™ systems, cell sorting | Medical Supply Company

Isolating specific cell populations from a complex sample has become a common lab procedure. Using highly specific antibodies in combination with magnetic particles is one of the most common, quickest and easiest separation methods available. One of the easiest magnetic sorting systems is the MojoSort™  system from Biolegend. Unlike other systems, the MojoSort™  system does […]

Multiplex ELISA kits from as little as 15µl of sample

ELISA is one of the most commonly used assays in modern labs. However, if you need to measure multiple proteins the workload can quickly get very large. This is where ELISAGenie’s new Genieplex assay comes in. Genieplex is a multiplex ELISA technology which allows the researcher to measure up to 24 analytes from as little […]

Affected by the ViraPro sanitiser recall?

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MSC has options! MSC currently offers both alcohol-based sanitiser and alcohol-free sanitiser. All of these products are in stock, and available for next business day delivery. You can order through our webshop or by contacting 01-822-4222. Benefits of non-alcohol based sanitiser There are numerous benefits of moving to a alcohol-free sanitiser, which MSC have deep […]

MSC partners with Propper Manufacturing Co. Inc

MSC are delighted to announce our new partnership with Proppermfg! Propper manufactures a full line of sterility assurance products for steam and ethylene oxide sterilization. From daily testing to load monitoring, they have indicators and packaging products to suit all your lab’s needs. These include: Chemical Indicators Propper Manufacturing’s chemical indicator strips and challenge packs […]

Enumerated Mycoplasma – Save Time on Growth Promotion

Mycoplasma contamination presents a serious concern for biopharmaceutical companies that manufacture cell-derived therapies, as these bacterial strains are a common cause of cell line contamination. This can compromise the safety and quality of cell culture-derived products, increasing the likelihood of expensive product recalls and loss of productivity. Therefore, it is vital that biopharmaceutical companies routinely […]