Millicell Cell Culture Insert, 12 mm, polycarbonate, 0.4 µm

Polycarbonate cell culture insert with pore size of 0.4 µm used in a 24-well plate for cell attachment, cell culture, cell differentiation, drug transport & permeability.

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


flat wells
polycarbonate membrane

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
drug transporter assay: suitable
permeability assay: suitable


10.5 mm

filter diam.

12 mm

filtration area

0.6 cm2

plate size

1 wells

working volume

400 μL



pore size

0.4 μm pore size


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

surface area

0.6 cm2

binding type

Tissue Culture (TC)-treated surface

shipped in


General description

Device Configuration: 24-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® Standing Inserts:
- Promotes excellent cell growth and provides an exceptional opportunity for cell studies

Membrane Type:
Isopore Membrane (polycarbonate)
- For growth of attachment-dependent cells without matrix

Cell Attachment, Cell Growth, Cell Differentiation , Immunocytochemistry


50 pk in Individually blister packaged

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