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Company summary

LGC in partnership with ATCC: LGC and ATCC have been in partnership since 1999 to facilitate the distribution of ATCC cultures and bioproducts to life science researchers throughout Europe, North and sub-Saharan Africa, and India.

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ATCC is the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, maintaining the world’s largest and most diverse collection of human, animal, and plant cell lines, as well as molecular genomic tools, microorganisms, and biological products manufactured under ISO 9001:2008 and ISO IEC 17025:2005 accreditations.

ATCC supports scientific advancements in academic, government, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food, agricultural, and industrial segments worldwide with industry-standard products, services, and innovative solutions. Its services and custom solutions include cell and microbial culturing and authentication, development and production of controls and derivatives, proficiency testing, and biomaterial deposit services. ATCC supplies:

  • Human and animal cell lines
  • Continuous, primary, immortalized, and stem cells
  • Cell and microbial derivatives
  • Culture media and reagents culture media
  • Molecular genomic tools, microorganisms, and biological products
  • Cell authentication testing, mycoplasma testing and proficiency testing

ATCC also provides a wide range of custom solutions to meet your needs, including:

  • Microbial growth, expansion, and titering
  • Quantitation services (ddPCR™, qPCR, and microbial titering)
  • Molecular reference standards (genomic DNA and RNA, synthetic nucleic acids, inactivated materials)
  • Storage and distribution
  • Cell line growth and expansion (MCB, WCB)

LGC makes access to the important resources of ATCC more accessible to the European, African, and Indian scientific communities through local stock holding of more than 5,000 individual culture items supported by our local office network delivering the highest levels of customer service and technical support.

Together, ATCC and LGC are committed in providing customers with authentic research materials and standards in Europe through:

  • Faster delivery of authentic ATCC cultures and bioproducts
  • Provision of local technical support
  • Expediting handling of paperwork related to import permits and special forms
  • No additional charges for order processing, duties and taxes
  • Relevant and complementary internal scientific products and services (Pharmaceutical Reference Substances, Reference Materials, and Chemical Analysis)

For further information, contact your local LGC Standards office

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