cytena GmbH


cytena GmbH is a spin-off company of the University of Freiburg. The team provides a single-cell printer for isolation of single living cells. The single-cell printer is supported by an automated imaging process to encapsulate cells in droplets, which are delivered to any type of substrate, e.g. 96 and 384 well plates. Thanks to this particularly gentle isolation method, high viability of the single cells after the printing is assured and the cells can thus either be analyzed thereafter or grown into clonal colonies. To assure clonality, multiple images are recorded during the process. Cross-contamination is avoided by the use of disposable cartridges. Single cells are required for the development of state-of-the-art drugs, so-called biologicals as well as for cell line development and the genetic analysis of single cells for cancer and stem cell research.

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    Cytena GmbH to be acquired by CELLINK

    The owners of Cytena GmbH have agreed to sell all Cytena shares to CELLINK AB for a purchase price of 30.25M euros. Through CELLINK’s complimentary technology offering cytena sees great synergies that will support and accelerate future growth of Cytena. An extended product offering and a st ... more

    Cytena Founds Subsidiary in Taiwan

    Cytena is continuing its growth with the establishment of its subsidiary Cytena Bioprocess Solutions in Taiwan. Cytena Bioprocess Solutions is developing an innovative technology, which enables considerable reductions in time and increases in efficiency for cell line development.  "With the ... more

    Molecular Devices and life science start-up cytena expand their partnership

    Molecular Devices, LLC announced an expansion in its partnership with cytena GmbH to launch the CloneSelect™ Single-Cell Printer™ Series in North America. Building on their success of the CloneSelect™ Single-Cell Printer™ SCP™ system, the new family evolves both the ease of use for image-ba ... more