Cell Biology

Working with primary cells? The newly updated Worthington Tissue Dissociation Guide provides a general introduction to the theory and techniques involved in primary cell isolation as well as a set of annotated references organized by tissue type. Worthington also offers the following enzymes and use-tested kits:


If your application requires collagenase, we encourage you to take advantage of our FREE Collagenase Sampling Program to pre-test the particular lot of enzyme you are planning to use in your experiment. As the world's leading manufacturer of collagenase, Worthington is able to offer the greatest number of different lots at any given time and recommend specific lots for an application.

Still need more help getting started? Take a look at our Online Tissue Dissociation FAQ. If you don't see the answer you're looking for, we welcome you to post a new question. Or, if you need an even quicker response, please call Technical Support at 1-732-942-1660 or 1-800-445-9603 (U.S. and Canada.) We welcome your questions and comments!

Worthington will be exhibiting at the Experimantal Biology (EB), ISSCR, AAI, NIH and ASCB meetings and welcomes attendees to participate in our Primary Cell Isolation Survey for a chance to win giveaways.