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Falcon™ Cell Culture Inserts

Use with 24-well plates. Corning™ Falcon™ Cell Culture Inserts (cell culture on permeable supports) results in greater morphological and/or physiological differentiation of many cell types.

Manufacturer: corning life sciences  353104

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Catalog No. 08-771-9


Description & Specifications


Description Transparent
Culture Area 0.3cm2
Material Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Sterile Yes
Pore Density 1.6±0.6 x 106/cm2
Pore Size 1μm
Type Membrane
For Use With (Equipment) 24 Well Plate
Diameter (Metric) Filter 6.4mm

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.