3D Cell Culture Hydrogel for High Throughput Screening


Animal-free GrowDex® hydrogels are a proven solution for high throughput (HTS) and high content screening (HCS) in 3D cell culture assays


Key benefits of GrowDex® for HTS/HCS assays:

  • More morphologically and functionally relevant cell models with 3D assays
  • Automated dispensing without temperature control
  • No autofluorescent signals in the matrix
  • No ECM protein matrix interference
  • One-step enzymatic rell recovery
  • Scale your assays up with confidence; proven repeatability up-to 1536 well-format



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Learn more about the 5 ways to improve your cell assays:

  1. Empower your cell-based research with 3D cell culture
  2. Create human-like 3D cell models with scaffold-based matrices
  3. Go animal-free
  4. Automate your liquid handling for unparalleled reproducibility
  5. Scale-up with confidence


Solve the common issues faced with animal derived materials in HTS


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HTS & HCS Videos

See our webinars and other video resources on cell culture assay automation, high throughput screening, and high content imaging.

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High throughput screening and high content screening in drug discovery

In drug development, HTS and HCS enable hit-to-lead identification and setting up dose-response curves, by utilizing automation robotics, image-based data analysis and liquid handling devices that together help quickly to screen large chemical compound libraries. These tests are typically conducted on 96-, 384- or 1536-well microplates.

HTS/HCS assays generate large data sets that help to identify the right compounds to modulate a particular biomolecular pathway. High-quality data sets provide the starting point for the target identification in the drug discovery process. That is why, it is important to choose the right high-quality cell-based assays for further assay development and biochemical compound testing.

GrowDex hydrogels' natural and animal-free features as well as the quality control manufacturing process supports reproducible assays without lot-to-lot variability. These make GrowDex hydrogels especially fitting for large-scale high throughput and high content screening assays in microtiter plates.

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High Throughput Instruments

Are you already working with a high throughput instrument or already know what instrument you are going to be using? Check out these instrument specific practical protocols to get you started with your assay.

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