The CnT-Prime Integrated Culture System
A Variety of Cell Behaviours Requires a Variety of Media

In vivo, cells display a much broader range of behaviors than just proliferation. That’s why the new Prime range of media contains products specifically tailored for:

  • High efficiency isolation and proliferation
  • Complete differentiation, or homeostasis for better assay responsiveness
  • Balanced co-culture in 2D and 3D
  • Upgradeability for the high demands of clinical applications

Recent Praise for Prime Media!
“We have tested several commercially available media for selection and growth of human airway epithelial cells and in our hands the CnT-Prime Airway medium is the best in class”.

– Dr Sean Hall, Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Bern.


Full thickness skin model with a fully natural dermal matrix. Produced with CnT-PR-F and CnT-PR-FTAL media.

Recent Product Releases from CELLnTEC
New Mesenchymal Stem Cell Media

New media for expansion and differentiation of adipose-derived MSCs are now available for beta testing! Please see the MSC Section for more info.

Other Recently Released Specialty Media Products

  • XP3 Biopsy Maintenance Medium for more viable cells from every biopsy (#CnT-XP3)
  • iPS Epithelial Differentiation Medium (#CnT-30)
  • Keratinocyte Homeostasis Medium for increased assay responsiveness (#CnT-PR-H)
  • Fibroblast Homeostasis Medium for increased assay responsiveness (#CnT-PR-FH)
  • The IsoBoost supplement for double the isolation efficiency (#CnT-ISO-50)
  • A 1% serum fibroblast medium with improved isolation and proliferation (#CnT-PR-F)
  • A fully defined ECM medium that delivers 5x more collagen (#CnT-PR-ECM)
  • Airlift medium for full thickness skin models (#CnT-PR-FTAL)
  • Keratinocyte/Melanocyte Co-culture Medium for beta testing (#CnT-PR-KM)

For an overview of our family of media designed for a behaviour other than proliferation, please click here.

The Prime family of media contains a range of fully defined and 1% serum media for epithelial and mesenchymal cell types. For more info about how they compare with our Original Media, please see the following link.

For more information about our original media, please visit our Previous Products page.

The 6 powers of Prime

Great Growth

High cell yields, strong proliferation, and extended longevity as a result of Progenitor Cell Targeted (PCT) growth factors.

Reliable & Upgradeable

Fully defined media with certified, animal-free components that are easily upgraded for clinical applications, and an 8-point process to minimize variation.

Sophisticated Models

Proliferation media do not deliver great differentiation, co-culture or aging. Finely tuned media significantly improve specialist behaviours.


One bottle, one box shipping, one-step preparation, and one-source products and protocols for 2D and 3D culture.


Fully customizable growth factor combinations available on request.


Advice from CELLnTEC researchers that use the products every day.

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