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Organ On A Chip Technology

The Quasi Vivo® system is an advanced interconnected cell culture flow system, engineered to provide in vivo like conditions for cell growth.

Quasi Vivo logo - organ-on-a-chip technology

SAVING LIVES THROUGH BETTER SCIENCE™

Kirkstall Ltd. is a biotechnology company, operating within the global organ-on-a-chip market. Established in 2006, our aim is to satisfy the overwhelming need for more human relevant science, brought about by the failures of traditional in vitro research and animal research models.

PUBLISHED PAPERS

Quasi Vivo® features in over 15 academic publications across a variety of publications. View more

NEW PAPER

A novel dynamic multicellular co-culture system for studying individual blood-brain barrier cell types in brain diseases and cytotoxicity testing

Products: QV500

Authors: Miranda-Azpiazu. et al., 2018.
Journal: Scientific Reports volume 8, Article number: 8784

NEW PAPER

Fast-track development of an in vitro 3D lung/immune cell model to study Aspergillus infections

Products: QV600

Authors: Chandokar. et al., 2017.
Journal: Scientific Reports. 2017, August.

NEW PAPER

Symmetry-breaking in branching epithelia: cells on micro-patterns under flow challenge the hypothesis of positive feedback by a secreted autocrine inhibitor of motility.

Products: QV500

Authors: Martin K. et al., 2017.
Journal: Journal of Anatomy. 2017 March.

CASE STUDIES

Quasi Vivo® is commercially available and used in 70+ labs worldwide, below is a sample of case studies from selected users.

Dr Pascale V. Guillot

(University College London, UK)

Professor Jamie Davies

(University of Edinburgh, UK)

Dr Simon A. Whawell

(University of Sheffield, UK)

APPLICATIONS

The Quasi Vivo® system is specifically designed for ease of use and adaptability.

There are 3 different chambers available, giving you a wide variety of applications, including but not limited to:

Quasi Vivo® Liver application
Quasi Vivo® brain application
Quasi Vivo® Kidney application
Quasi Vivo® cardio application
Quasi Vivo® Gut application
Quasi Vivo® respiratory application

LATEST NEWS

Adding flow to in vitro models of the blood-brain barrier

Adding flow to in vitro models of the blood-brain barrier - Abby Keable In vitro modelling is an attractive alternative to the use of animals in research. In vitro experiments are less expensive, can be carried out without a home office licence and human cells can be...

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Cardiff Workshop

QUASI VIVO® WORKSHOP - CARDIFF UNIVERSITY Cardiff University Thursday 24th May 2018 We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our next Quasi Vivo® training workshop which will be held in Cardiff. The 1 day workshop combines hands-on...

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Quasi Vivo® Workshop – University College London

QUASI VIVO® WORKSHOP - UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON University College London  Tuesday 10th April 2018 We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for our next Quasi Vivo® training workshop which will be held in the Darwin Building B15 at...

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