Millicell Cell Culture Insert, 30 mm, hydrophilic PTFE, 0.4 µm

Hydrophilic PTFE cell culture insert with pore size of 0.4 µm used in a 6-well plate for Cell Attachment, Cell Culture, Cell Differentiation, Fluorescence & Low Protein Binding.

PICMORG50, tissue culture plate, tissue culture insert, permeable culture insert, cell culture inserts


PTFE membrane (hydrophilic)
flat wells

Quality Level




lid: no


pack of 48




50 °C max. temp.


cell analysis: suitable (cell attachment)
cell analysis: suitable (cell differentiation)
cell culture | mammalian: suitable


5 mm


3.15 cm

filter diam.

30 mm

filtration area

4.2 cm2

plate size

1 wells



pore size

0.4 μm pore size


sample type neural stem cell(s)
sample type mesenchymal stem cell(s)
sample type induced pluripotent stem cell(s)
sample type epithelial cells
sample type pancreatic stem cell(s)
sample type: mouse embryonic stem cell(s)
sample type hematopoietic stem cell(s)
sample type: human embryonic stem cell(s)
sample type cardiac stem cell(s)

surface area

4.2 cm2

binding type

low binding surface

detection method


shipped in


General description

Device Configuration: 6-well plate, 0.4μm pore size

With Millicell® inserts, attachment or suspension cells can access media from both their apical and basolateral sides. Cell growth, structure, and function more closely mimic what occurs in vivo. In addition, Millicell® inserts make it possible to study both sides of the cell monolayer.

Millicell® Organotypic Insert:
- For high cell viability and superior study of three dimensional explant structure
- Lower height allows them to fit inside a standard petri dish
- The Biopore (PTFE) membrane provides high viability—for as long as 40 days—and excellent trans-membrane oxygen transport
- The membrane is optically clear and optimized for long-term organotypic explant maintenance

Membrane Type:
Biopore Membrane (hydrophilic PTFE)
- For low protein-binding, live cell viewing, and immunofluorescent applications

Cell Attachment, 3D Cell Culture, Cell Growth, Cell Differentiation , Immunocytochemistry

Stem Cell Types:
Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells
Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Neural Stem Cells
Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Epithelial Cells
Pancreatic Stem Cells
Cardiac Stem Cells
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells


50 pk in Individually blister packaged
Individually blister packaged


Hydrophilic PTFE cell culture insert with pore size of 0.4 µm used in a 6-well plate for Cell Attachment, Cell Culture, Cell Differentiation, Fluorescence & Low Protein Binding.
Research Category
Cell Culture

Legal Information

BIOPORE is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Millicell is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
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