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ECACC, Health Protection Agency Company Profile

06:54 EDT 19th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

The European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC) was established in 1984 as a cell culture collection to service the research community and provide an International Depository Authority recognised patent depository for Europe. Over the last 20 years ECACC has expanded and diversified to become one of the premier collections of authenticated cell cultures in the world and this remains the core of ECACC’s business. The collections currently hold over 40,000 cell lines representing 45 different species, 50 tissue types, 300 HLA types, 450 monoclonal antibodies and at least 800 genetic disorders. The development and maintenance of such a diverse collection has inevitably produced a high level of specialist knowledge and this combined with the support of the Health Protection Agency, Porton Down has enabled ECACC to position itself as a centre of expertise in all aspects of cell culture.

Location

Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Porton Down
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP4 0JG
United Kingdom

Contact

Phone: 44 (0)1980 612512
Fax: 44 (0)1980 611315
Email: ecacc.technical@hpa.org.uk


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