Pore size recommendations

Select the pore size for your individual application

Our cellQART® Cell Culture Inserts are designed for use in various applications with different pore size requirements.

Application Cell type Pore size recommendation [µm]
Angiogenesis Endothelial, HMVEC, HUVEC 3.0
Co-culture Stem, neuronal and various others 0.4, 1.0
Epithelial cell polarity Epithelial cells 0.4
Invasion Melanoma 8.0
Glioma 8.0
Lymphoma, Jurkat 5.0, 8.0
Osteoblasts 8.0
Breast cancer 5.0, 8.0
Endothelial 3.0, 5.0, 8.0
Migration Endothelial, HUVEC, HMVEC 3.0
Neutrophils, PMNs 3.0
Lymphocytes, macrophages, monocytes 3.0, 5.0
Neuronal cells 3.0
Dendritic cells 3.0, 5.0, 8.0
Neurite outgrowth 1.0, 3.0
Epithelial fibroblasts 8.0
Leukocytes 3.0, 5.0
Smooth muscle 8.0
Tissue engineering Human skin model 0.4, 3.0
Toxicity testing Mouse fibroblasts 3.0
Human lung 0.4
Transport and permeability studies Caco-2, MDCK 0.4, 1.0