tebu-bio & Xenotech highlight importance of attaching Human hepatocytes in enzyme induction studies

tebu-bio and XenoTech LLC co-organize a series of webinars focused on attaching human hepatocytes in ADME-TOX studies.
By: Sara Pierre
Feb. 29, 2012 - PRLog -- To illustrate the benefits of using attaching human hepatocytes in conducting in vitro enzyme induction studies, Jean-François Têtu (Cells Sales Manager  at tebu-bio) and David Buckley (Director of Research and Innovation at XenoTech) wil co-present the first tebu-bio – Xenotech webinar to be held on March 6th, 2012. They will review the desired characteristics and responses of attaching human hepatocyte products for such studies.

Topics will include descriptions of the following:

  - Preferred hepatocyte culture morphology and confluency
  - Plating formats and treatment options
  - Appropriate responses to positive control inducers for CYP and UGT enzymes
  - Data interpretation based on FDA and EMA recommendations

The webinars will end with open questions.

Gladys Verelst, Marketing specialist at tebu-bio (Le Perray-en-Yvelines, France) says: “We are very pleased to be able to offer our clients throughout Europe access to these high quality ADME-TOX products and to show researchers through this technical insight, the added value of working with reliable products for in vitro enzyme induction studies in particular".

To find out more about these products and webinar, visit www.tebu-bio.com or contact Gladys Verelst (gladys.verelst@tebu-bio.com).

About XenoTech LLC
XenoTech, founded by Dr. Andrew Parkinson in 1994, is a Contract Research Organisation with unparalleled experience and expertise in evaluating drug candidates as substrates, inhibitors and inducers of cytochrome P450 enzymes. The company offers an extensive selection of products for drug metabolism research as well as a variety of in vitro contract studies for drug candidate evaluation. The company can also prepare and deliver custom-designed products and services in response to client requests. XenoTech is based in Lenexa, Kansas, U.S.A. and has approximately 110 employees. For additional information, please refer to the company's web site at www.xenotechllc.com.

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