MACS® Technologies

Everything you need to study
adult neural cells in vitro 

Whether you work with astrocytes, neurons, oligodendrocytes, microglia or endothelial cells, it has never been easier! 

Our adult brain workflow features innovative MACS® Technologies:

  • Standardized, gentle adult brain dissociation with gentleMACS™ Technology
  • Fast and easy neural cell isolation with MACS MicroBeads
  • Serum free neural cell culture with MACS NeuroBrew®-21 or AstroMACS Supplement

What you get:

  • Viable single-cell suspensions free of debris and erythrocytes
  • Highly purified and functional target cells, ready for sensitive downstream experiments
  • Reproducible and user-independent results
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In this 20 minutes webinar, you will get to know how innovative technologies like the gentleMACS™ Octo Dissociator with Heaters, the MACS® Adult Brain Dissociation Kit, and the StraightFrom® MicroBeads Technology are being implemented in our adult brain workflows, and result in:

  • highly purified, viable, and functional target cells

  • fast and easy protocols

  • highly reproducible and user-independent results

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Get a free digital copy of our scientific poster, which includes the following data:


  •  Yield, purity and viability after cell isolation
  • Immunocytochemistry staining after cell cultivation
  • Single-cell mRNA sequencing of isolated astrocytes