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1. (WO2010121601) DEVICE FOR AUTOMATICALLY CULTIVATING CELLS IN PARALLEL

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/121601    International Application No.:    PCT/DE2010/000454
Publication Date: Fri Oct 29 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 23 01:59:59 CEST 2010
IPC: C12M 1/20
Applicants: PAN-SYSTECH GMBH
SEIDL, Josef
WIECHMANN, Michael
Inventors: SEIDL, Josef
WIECHMANN, Michael
Title: DEVICE FOR AUTOMATICALLY CULTIVATING CELLS IN PARALLEL
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device for automatically cultivating cells in parallel in cell culture vessels, in particular microtiter plates (MT plates) (2), having a housing (23) in which are disposed an observation unit (3) comprising at least one microscope (7) and at least one camera (6), a receptacle device (4) for receiving the cell culture vessels, and a fluid distribution unit (5) for automatically filling and/or emptying the cell culture vessels, in particular the wells (17) of MT plates, with fluid, wherein the climatic conditions in the device, in particular the gas composition and temperature, can be regulated at least in the area of the cell culture vessels, wherein a climate chamber (21) is provided in the housing, in which a desired temperature and/or a particular gas composition can be adjusted automatically, and in which the receptacle device (4) having the cell culture vessels (2) is at least partially integrated.