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QGEL PRODUCTS

Quality and simplicity is what makes QGel® Products stand apart from other screening technologies. Capturing in vivo complexity of your cancer in vitro with QGel’s products is made easy with simple cell encapsulation steps, and with protocols for downstream analysis that are straightforward. QGel Products come in two formats: Vials for lab work and Assay Kits for high throughput screening campaigns.

QGel Assay Kit

QGel Vials

QGel – Assay Kit

Defined QGel Matrix.
Extracellular Matrix components are fully-synthetic and are pre-filled in lyophilized powder format in each well of the QGel® Assay Kit.
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Automation-friendly
QGel® Assay Kits are dimensioned to be compatible with standard laboratory automation systems. Caps can be removed robotically or manually depending on your assay.

Contains no cells
You only add your cell solution at the start of your assay. Each well of the QGel® Assay Kit is filled with a lyophilized powder. Kit shelf-life is 5-years at -20°C.

Barcode for tracking
High-throughput requires good tracking capabilities. Each QGel® Assay Kit has a unique reference to keep track of your automated screens.

GMP quality
QGel® Assay Kits are batch-manufactured to meet either GLP or GMP specifications in quantities that suit the needs of your screening application.

USING QGEL PRODUCTS

QGel Assay Kit

QGel Vials

QGel® Assay Kits are designed to be compatible with standard laboratory automation systems, but if you prefer, our kits can also be used with manual pipetting techniques.

As a general rule, any method you use for your cell-based assays today are compatible with QGel. If you need help, QGel scientists will help you get it right the first time.

QGel – Using Assay Kit

QGel – Using Assay Kit

Ready your cells
Prepare a cell solution with the right density of cells in a reservoir of choice. This cell solution will be added to the QGel® Assay Kit.

QGel – Using Assay Kit

Add cells to QGel® Assay Kit
To start encapsulation, add the cell solution to the freeze-dried QGel powder. Your liquid handling robot will then dispense the liquid cell-QGel mixture to the assay plates before it hardens. This cell-QGel mixture hardens into a gel after a few minutes.

QGel – Using Assay Kit

Encapsulate cells in Assay Plates
After dispensing the liquid cell-QGel mixture into the assay plates, the solution hardens into a gel and encapsulates the cells. Media-changes, drug testing and readouts can now be done at different timepoints.

Ordering & Online Client Portal

With the QGel online Client Portal, you are able to manage all aspects of your account with QGel.

- Review existing and past orders
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- Create customer service request tickets
- Request invoices
- Manage your coupons and store credits
- Enter shipping and billing addresses
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Innovating Drug Discovery
QGel enables drug development in a laboratory environment that accurately and reliably mimics the functioning of human organs, which means greater predictability of drug efficacy before the clinical phase. With an improved understanding of a drug’s potential, researchers spend more time and resources on the most promising therapies.

Innovating Diagnostics
QGel diagnostic tools test drug efficacy directly on tumor cells reproduced from biopsy, which means patients gain access to therapies tailored specifically to their disease. QGel advances patient outcomes, promoting personalised and accelerated treatments in an economically sustainable way.

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