cell lines

We systematically generate iPSC’s from hundeds of donors using a standardised derivation pipeline and operating procedure

Cell lines and data browser

Using HipSci lines for your research

Our banking agreement with two cell banks mean academic researchers can obtain our iPSC lines from ECACC and commercial entities from EBiSC

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Navigating our cell line browser

Using our cell line browser to find a line of interest

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Video: Culturing feeder-free lines
Culturing feeder-free lines

How to grow our feeder-free lines in your lab

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Video: Culturing feeder-dependent lines
Culturing feeder-dependent lines

How to grow our feeder-dependent lines in your lab

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Video: Troubleshooting iPSC culture
Troubleshooting iPSC culture

What to do when things go wrong

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How do you access HipSci cell lines for your research?
What is a good healthy donor line to pick?
Why does HipSci have cell lines from so many healthy volunteers?
How do I find a cell line with specific criteria?
Can I have the cell culturing protocols for HipSci lines?
What is HipSci’s iPSC derivation pipeline?
What nomenclature has been used to name HipSci cells?
What do the terms/abbreviations in the cell browser mean?
How are HipSci cell lines to be acknowledged in any publication?
What is the difference between managed access and open access lines?
Do I need to obtain my own ethics to work on these lines?
Can I see the blank consent forms and patient information leaflets?
Can HipSci make iPSC lines for some donors I would like iPSCs from?
Can I access the parent fibroblast along with the iPSC cell line?
I would like to know the Sendai status, passage number, culturing conditions of the line I am interested in. Where do I find this cell line specific information?
Where do I find the mutation for the rare disease line?
What populations are represented in HipSci?