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Corning™ Cell-Tak Cell and Tissue Adhesive

Attach cells or tissue sections to many types of surfaces, including plastic, glass, metal, FEP Polymer, and biological materials. Corning™ Cell-Tak Cell and Tissue Adhesive is a specially formulated protein solution extracted from marine mussel, Mytilus edulis.

Manufacturer:  Corning™ C354242

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Catalog No. CB40242



In October 2012, Corning acquired the majority of the Becton Dickinson Discovery Labware business. In 2015, the integration of the Biologics portion of the Discovery Labware brands (including Matrigel™, BioCoat™, FluoroBlok™ and PureCoat™) into their growing family of Corning Life Sciences brands will be complete. You will notice changes on their product and packaging artwork, but the products themselves and the catalog numbers will remain the same.



Adhesive, Cell and Tissue; Corning; Cell-Tak; Used to attach cells or tissue section to surfaces (plastic, glass, metal, FEP polymer, biological materials); 10mg

  • Polyphenolic proteins
  • Used as coating on substrate to immobilize cells or tissue
  • Coating is transparent and stable for 10 to 14 days at 2° to 8°C
  • Can simplify manipulation of biological samples in number of common in vitro techniques
  • Establishment of primary cultures
  • In situ hybridization
  • Immunoassays
  • Microinjection
  • Immunohistochemistry
Description & Specifications


1 to 5µg/cm2 of growth surface depending on cell type
Cell and tissue adhesive
Polyphenolic Proteins secreted by Mytilus edulis
Molecular weight: 110 to 114kd
As liquid in 5% acetic acid
Stable for at least three months at 2° to 8°C. Do not freeze.