Posted Mar. 17, 2017 at 3:22 p.m.

Premium Lock Qualyst Transporter Systems finds success with assays testing potential effects of drugs, cosmetics and foods on the liver

Published: 2017-03-17 15:22:11
Updated: 2017-03-17 15:22:11

Qualyst technology A visual comparison of Transporter Certified™ hepatocytes to other commercially available cells that were found to be unacceptable. Cells were plated, overlaid and cultured under conditions demonstrated to maintain transporter expression, localization and function. All plate sources had similar protein values 0.85±0.04 vs. 0.84±0.08 and visual inspection demonstrated no remarkable differences. However, after certification testing, the other commercially available hepatocytes showed little to no functional activity. (Qualyst graphic) Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…

​Durham-based Qualyst Transporter Systems launched its latest assay this month, a novel in vitro way to test compounds for their potential to cause a serious liver problem called cholestiatic drug induced liver injury....

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