Directly measure force and rate of contraction
TARA’s Cardiotype assays have been validated with a large panel of inotropes. We can measure the important parameters of contraction including force and kinetics in a dose-dependent manner.
Evaluate healthy and patient-derived cardiac biology
Cardiotype tissues can be generated from both healthy subjects and patients. We can utilize iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes from commercial sources as well as your proprietary cell lines.
Applications for drug development
We can support all aspects of the drug discovery process, including target validation, compound optimization, biomarker identification & validation, and preclinical safety assessment.
Learn how Cardiotype tissues predict the physiological effects of different drugs.
Learn about our novel contractility analysis. See information on compound validation and discover how the assay works.
Cardiotype is TARA’s mature cardiac tissue engineered from induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). It reproduces the physiological hallmarks of the human heart and provides an integrated analysis of cardiac function, with both healthy and diseased models. Learn if your novel compound is safe.