Science Portal: Cancer Invasion


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AN-SC-03 – Modelling Cancer Cell Migration and Invasion Using Novel Technology for Three Dimensional Cell Culture

Cancer is characterised by unregulated and abnormal cell growth in which cells divide uncontrollably, forming malignant tumours, and invade into adjacent tissues. The ability of malignant tumour cells to spread and invade normal surrounding tissues is the most life threatening aspect of the disease leading to significant morbidity and mortality. In 2008, cancer caused about 13% of all human deaths worldwide (7.6 million) (World Health Organization, 2012). Rates are rising as more people live to an old age and as mass lifestyle changes occur in the developing world.

Ordering information

Alvetex Scaffold is currently available in the following formats. The formats relevant to cancer invasion culture are highlighted.

Product Catalogue code Presentation
Alvetex Scaffold 12 well plate AVP002-2 2 x 12 well plates, individually sterile blister packed
Alvetex Scaffold well insert holder and deep petri-dish AVP015-2 2 units, individually sterile blister packed
Alvetex Scaffold 6 well insert AVP004-12 12 inserts, individually sterile blister packed
Alvetex Scaffold 12 well insert AVP005-12 12 inserts, individually sterile blister packed
Alvetex Scaffold 24 well plate AVP006-2 2 x 24 well plates, individually sterile blister packed
Alvetex Scaffold 96 well plate AVP009-2 2 x 96 well plates, individually sterile blister packed

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