Testing Services

ATCC offers custom testing services for mycoplasma detection and human cell line authentication (STR analysis).
HeLa cells

Cell Authentication Testing Service

Short Tandem Repeat profiling, or STR profiling, is a rapid, reproducible and standardized PCR-based method for the unambiguous identification or authentication of human cell lines with resolution down to the individual donor.

Mycoplasma Testing

Testing cell cultures for mycoplasma is essential to ensure reliable research and biotechnology products. Mycoplasma contamination does not produce turbidity but can have adverse effects on cell line growth and characteristics.

DNA gell results and a pipette

Species Identification

CO1 Multiplex Assay for species identification and detection of cross-contaminations among 12 species most commonly used in research