Do you recommend Matrigel for matrix?
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Using Intestinal Organoids for Intestinal and Stem Cell Research
Company: STEMCELL Technologies Inc.
Job Title: Senior Scientist
It is necessary that the intestinal stem cells are cultured in a specialized environment that includes a basement membrane extract to mimic a stem cell niche. We have performed all our testing using Matrigel and find it to be a suitable matrix when using IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Mouse).