microBrain 3D spheroids exhibit synchronized and spontaneous oscillations.
When stimulated with GABA , microBrain 2D
exhibits appropriate and spontaneous neural firing in response to neurostimulatory chemicals
2D and 3D Physiologically-Relevant Human iPSC-derived High-Throughput Screening Platforms
The power and effectiveness of the microBrain Assay Ready platforms' enhanced network structure and cell maturity are evident through highly synchronized activity. Containing a physiologic mixture of neurons and astrocytes co-matured from a single donor source, cells in the StemoniX microBrain platforms express key markers of cell maturity and a high density of key neural synapses.
microBrain 3D cortical spheroids present quantifiable, robust and uniform spontaneous and synchronized calcium oscillations that can be measured in kinetic high-throughput plate readers (e.g. FLIPR) and high content imaging systems.
microBrain 2D cultures, also high-throughput, are ideal for imaging and infection studies.
microBrain calcium signals can be reproducibly modified with excitatory and inhibitory modulators, confirming the presence of fully functional and integrated glutamatergic/GABAergic circuitry. The StemoniX microBrain platforms demonstrate remarkably consistent performance, making them ideal for high throughput drug discovery, imaging, and screening applications.
Both platforms can be customized to suit your discovery needs.