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Jellagen® 3D Scaffolds

Next Generation Jellyfish Collagen 3D Scaffolds for in vitro cell culture
and tissue engineering.


3D scaffolds of jellyfish collagen, suitable for cell culture research and tissue engineering purposes.

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*bespoke and non cross-linked formats available on request and subject to volume


Innovative Offers a viable alternative to mammalian and synthetic
Non-mammalian Highly purified jellyfish collagen alternative providing
consistent, repeatable results.
Batch to batch consistency Offers improved research productivity allowing
security of product consistency and reproducible
Cross-linked EDC cross-linked scaffolds for enhanced mechanical and
thermal stability, resorbable in vivo1.
Evolutionary ancient collagen demonstrating
sequence homology to collagen I and II
Universal applications for multiple cell types and
regenerative medicine.
Manufactured according to ISO13485 Follows a quality controlled manufacturing process
producing a consistent scaffold.
Uniform pore size Promotes cell seeding, invasion, proliferation and
differentiation. Allows for growth factor permeation
and gas exchange ensuring long-term cell survival.
Natural Scaffold Jellagen® 3D Scaffolds exhibit similar physiological
components and properties to the ECM of the in vivo

The grade of Jellagen® jellyfish collagen used to manufacture these scaffolds has been tested to verify its applicability for routine cell culture research using human primary and iPSC-derived cell lines. Jellagen® Jellyfish collagen has been shown to promote cellular attachment, proliferation and differentiation to develop functional  matrices.

Cell lines that have been cultured successfully on Jellagen® jellyfish collagen include, but are not limited to: Chondrogenic progenitor cells, ovarian cancer cell lines, and iPSC-derived microglia.

Product Information Jellagen® 3D Scaffolds
Format 6, 24, 48 and 96-well scaffolds, cast in plates
Collagen Jellyfish collagen
Storage Room temperature
Serum level Serum free
Storage Store at room temperature
Shelf life Under evaluation
Plate polymer Non-tissue culture treated, polystyrene and
Colour White to off-white
Bioburden Negative
Shipping conditions Room temperature
pH Approximately 7.0 – 7.4 when suspended in PBS or tissue
culture media


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