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The research capabilities of the High Throughput Screening (HTS) and Biological Assays Unit at the BCDD include:

Cell culture of multiple cell types modeling disease.

Performance of a diverse range of biological assays adapted for HTS of drugs in 96, 384 or 1536 well plates such as:

                Image-based HTS analysis assays
                HT QRT-PCR and miRNA microarray assays
                HT fluorometry – spectrometry – luminometry assays 
                HT DNA-RNA-Protein extraction for “omics”