Mitsui Chemicals, Jiksak Pursue Joint Development in Aim of Commercializing Nerve Tissue Generated From Human iPS Cells

Jul 8, 2022

Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (Tokyo: 4183; President & CEO: HASHIMOTO Osamu) and Jiksak Bioengineering Inc. (Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki; CEO: KAWADA Jiro) have begun joint research aimed at commercializing Nerve Organoids™, which consist of nerve tissue derived from human iPS cells. By taking Mitsui Chemicals’ technology for InnoCell™ cell culture vessels with high oxygen permeability and combining it with Jiksak’s technology relating to the creation of Nerve Organoids™, the partners intend to develop practical technology for simply and efficiently culturing nerve tissue, which is set to become essential in the drug discovery and regenerative medicine sectors, among others.


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