Cell Lines Available from the UK Stem Cell
The UK SCB acts as a repository for human
embryonic and other stem cell lines. Many of these stem cell
lines are currently available for use in laboratory research and as
starting materials for the development of cellular therapies (see
the UKSCB statement of banking and
curation). The Bank levies a processing charge for both
its stem cell lines (see UKSCB statement of
charging) and its other cell products.
Further information on Laboratory Grade cell
lines suitable for use in research can be found here.
Further information on EUTCD-Grade cell lines
which, in the opinion of the Bank, conform to the requirements of
the EU Tissue and Cells Directive and are release as starting
materials for the development of human applications can be found
Information and a list of other products and
services including feeder cell lines can be found here.
Cord blood banking
The UK Stem Cell Bank does not collect, process, store or
distribute Umbilical Cord Blood either for its own use or on behalf