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Human skin explant

What is the Difference Between Ex Vivo and In Vitro Models?

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In this article, we analyze the similarities and differences between in vitro and ex vivo models of skin, and discuss how they suit different researches scenarios.
Cell tube formation assay

In Vitro Assays to Study The Hallmarks of Cancer

In this article, you will learn about some of the most utilized in vitro assays and techniques used to examine the hallmark features of cancer, i.e., the phenotypic traits that enable tumor growth and metastatic dissemination, in the context of anti-cancer drug discovery and development.
Inflammation is a well-accepted hallmark of cancer and is associated with high proliferation rates and poor prognosis.

How Inflammation Can Spark and Fuel Cancer

A possible link between inflammation and cancer was suggested more than 150 years ago. Today, inflammation is a well-accepted hallmark of cancer and is associated with high proliferation rates and poor prognosis.
In Vitro Pharmacology for Drug Discovery and Development

In Vitro Pharmacology for Drug Discovery and Development

The considerations of efficacy and safety must be taken into account throughout the entire drug development process. Thus, to generate high-quality data on the safety and efficacy of their drug candidates, researchers very often take advantage of in vitro pharmacology.
Ceramides can be found in countless cosmetic formulations.

Ceramides: Why Are They So Important for Skin Health and Beauty?

First, we'll take a look at what ceramides are and the different types we can find. Next, we’ll discuss their role in the skin and precise their importance in the skin’s health and beauty.
Labeling of normal human epidermal keratinocytes

The NHEK in vitro Keratinocyte Model

NHEK (Normal Human Epidermal Keratinocytes) have many applications in research. They can be used to study the function and disorders of the epidermis, so their use is very common in different fields.
CRO can become true collaborators in your research and be a source of new ideas and innovative solutions.

Key Questions to Ask When Choosing a CRO

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Partnering with a Preclinical CRO to assist your project can be an excellent idea. We will share five key questions you should ask before making up your mind regarding the CRO of your preference.