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Apr 15, 2013

WATCH: A Sensitive Cell Speaks Out

WATCH: A Sensitive Cell Speaks Out

Ms. HUVEC vents her frustrations on camera.

  • GEN brings you the best, most informative and/or entertaining biotech-related videos on the web!

    Think about it, we treasure our cells. They are precious. We are completely dependent on their health and well-being. Yet we put them through hell every day in the lab. This video interviews one cell type, the sensitive cell—namely, Ms. HUVEC. She makes it clear what she wants, and won't take no for an answer. To watch the interview with Ms. HUVEC, click here.

    Other cell types were also interviewed, and those videos are available at this link.

    To learn more about these Life Technologies characters and Gibco products, click here.

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