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Our Collection of Cancer Models is Expanding

Over the coming months, ATCC will add nearly 100 patient-derived models from primary, metastatic, and recurrent cancers to the collection! Read our press release to learn more.

SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.351 (Beta)

Now available – heat-inactivated preparation of a strain sourced in January 2021 from a clinical specimen in Maryland.

Authenticity and Traceability for Microbial Genomes

Watch our on-demand symposium to explore the challenges associated with the lack of standards for genomic data and how ATCC is addressing this issue.

Prevent Cell Culture Contamination

Cell culture contamination can have devastating consequences for your research. Read the recent Biocompare article for expert tips from ATCC on how to prevent it from occurring in your laboratory.

Measles Virus

Support your respiratory disease research with recent strains representing genotypes B3, D4, D8, D9, G3, and H1.

Increase Expression Titer

Read the recent BioProcess International article featuring ATCC’s Dr. Fang Tian to learn more about current industry efforts to optimize cell lines for increased expression titer.

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Coronavirus resources

As the world works together to end the COVID-19 pandemic, ATCC is continuing its mission to provide the high-quality, authenticated material and data needed to create novel therapeutics, vaccines, and diagnostic tools. Through our accelerated efforts, we have expanded our portfolio to encompass a variety of resources to support your essential research, including heat-inactivated preparations, genomic and synthetic nucleic acids, polyclonal antibodies, microbial strains for cross-reactivity testing, and cell lines and supporting media for virus propagation. Explore our coronavirus resources today and be sure to explore the ATCC Genome Portal to access the whole-genome sequences of our SARS-CoV-2 strains.

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ATCC Genome Portal

Enhanced Authentication Initiative

ATCC is not only enriching the characterization of our biological collections by using next-generation sequencing, we are also making those data available to everyone through the ATCC Genome Portal.

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ATCC Genome Portal

The ATCC Genome Portal makes it easy to find the high-quality whole-genome sequencing data needed for your research. With a free account, you can easily search, download, and analyze hundreds of high quality genomes.

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Advanced biological models

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Amplify viral vaccine production

Antiviral vaccines are essential for preventing epidemic disease; however, the production of these therapeutics is often limited by low-yielding manufacturing processes. To address this, ATCC used cutting-edge CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop STAT1 knockout cell lines capable of producing high-titer viral stocks. These STAT1-KO cell lines are not only good candidates for enhancing virus titers for vaccine development, but also useful tools to package lentiviral, adenoviral, and retroviral vectors for the delivery of DNA sequences into target cells for various applications such as gene therapy and cancer immunotherapy.

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Discover next-generation organoid models

During the drug discovery process, having access to models that recapitulate tumor properties is essential for predictive screening. To meet this need, ATCC has made it a priority to provide patient-derived 3-D organoid models annotated with molecular and clinical data that represent a variety of healthy and cancerous tissues. These next-generation cancer models are capable of long-term expansion in culture while remaining phenotypically and genetically stable. Further, they provide invaluable preclinical models for studying cancer and offer many advantages over existing human or non-human animal cancer models.

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