Bone Cells Core facility provides specific-type bone cells isolated directly from wild type and/or genetically modified animals. The core provides tools, such as vectors, plasmid and lentiviruses, to manipulate these cells. Finally, the Core offers in vitro fluid flow and simulated microgravity experiment services.
The core offers synthesis and purification of custom peptides. It also offers protein sequencing (automated Edman degradation) and protein mass spectrometry services.
The core will serve as a resource for studies in cardiovascular medicine using NMR. The core provides tools to define the cardiac energetics (using 31P NMR), metabolism (using 13C NMR) and hemodynamic function (the isovolumic contractile performance) of isolated hearts.