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Falcon™ Cell Culture Inserts: For Use With 12-Well Plates

Cell culture on permeable supports results in greater morphological and/or physiological differentiation of many cell types

Manufacturer: corning life sciences  353182

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Catalog No. 08-771-12


Description & Specifications


Culture Area 0.9cm2
Material PET
Sterile Yes
Pore Size 8μm
Type Translucent Membranes
For Use With (Equipment) 12 Well Plate
Diameter (Metric) Filter 10.5mm

Provide independent access to the basolateral and apical domains of polar cells. Track-etched polyethylene terephthalate (PET) membranes have individual, cylindrical pores and are tissue culture-treated on both sides for cell growth. PET housing is not tissue culture-treated in order to limit cell growth on the side walls of the insert.

  • Translucent membranes for 0.4 and 3.0μm pore sizes have high pore density (HD) and are recommended for transport studies
  • Transparent membranes are recommended for visualization of live cells by light microscopy
  • Flanges on insert rim facilitate handling
  • Gamma-irradiation sterilized

For best results, use with tissue culture-treated Falcon Companion Plates

Transport studies, immunocytochemistry, electron microscopy, migration and invasion, and co-culture.