Cook® Culture System

  • Cook® MINC Benchtop Incubator

    Optimal embryo development depends on the maintenance of temperature and pH. The Cook® MINC Benchtop Incubator is designed specifically to optimise the culture environment of gametes and embryos. The MINC rapidly achieves temperature and pH equilibrium assisting maintenance of homeostasis thereby minimising embryonic stress.

    Developed for long term embryo culture
    Small chamber minimises gas usage
    Heated lids allows minimum temp recovery time
    Culture dish grooves allow heating by direct conduction
    Compatible with NUNC 4 well, 30 & 60 ml dishes

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Blastocyst Cryopreservation Kit

    A three step freezing system containing Cryopreservation Buffer with glycerol as the cryoprotectant.

    Vial 1 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer
    Vial 2 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 5% glycerol (v/v)
    Vial 3 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 9% glycerol (v/v) and 0.2 m sucrose

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Blastocyst Medium

    A bicarbonate buffered medium that is used to promote the development of early embryos to blastocysts. The Blastocyst Medium is a complex medium that contains essential and non-essential amino acids, glucose and human serum albumin.

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Blastocyst Thawing Kit

    Sydney IVF Blastocyst Thawing Kit is a four-step thawing system containing Cryopreservation Buffer.

    Vial 1 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 0.5m sucrose
    Vial 2 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 0.2m sucrose
    Vial 3 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 0.1m sucrose
    Vial 4 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Kit

    A 3 step cryopreservation system that contains a HEPES buffered salt solution with propanediol and sucrose as cryoprotectants:

    Vial 1 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer
    Vial 2 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 1.5 m Propanediol
    Vial 3 – Sydney IVF Cryopreservation Buffer with 1.5 m Propanediol and 0.1 m sucrose

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Culture Oil

    The quality of culture oil affects embryo health in IVF procedures. Cook Medical performs an extensive array of tests to ensure safety to embryos.

    Sydney IVF Culture Oil is:

    • Specifically designed for human IVF
    • Extensively tested to ensure quality
    • Tested for peroxide value
    • Tested for peroxide toxicity with a specially designed MEA*
    • Packaged to reduce headspace and protect the product from light

    For more information about the Sydney IVF culture oil, please contact your local Obex Medical Representative or contact us on sales@obex.co.nz

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Embryo Biopsy Medium

    A calcium and magnesium free medium to facilitate the aspiration of blastomeres for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Fertilisation Medium

    Sydney IVF Fertilisation Medium is a bicarbonate buffered medium that has been designed to optimize fertilisation rates in-vitro. This medium contains glucose, antioxidants, non-essential amino acids and HSA. This is the first step in the Sydney IVF sequential system.

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Follicle Flushing Buffer

    Sydney IVF Follicle Flushing Buffer is intended for use during in vitro fertilisation procedures for follicle flushing and oocyte collection.

    Sydney IVF Follicle Flush Buffer is a HEPES buffered salt solution containing non-essential amino acids. This buffer does not contain human serum albumin, so as to prevent foaming during ovum collection.

  • Cook® Sydney IVF PVP

    Sydney IVF PVP consists of a sperm medium containing 10% Polyvinlpyrrolidone (PVP) and is intended for use as an aid in the immobilisation and isolation of individual sperm cells prior to intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) procedures.

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Sperm Gradient Kit

    Sydney IVF Sperm Gradient Kit is intended for use during in vitro fertilisation procedures to separate motile sperm from seminal plasma.

    A silane coated silica based density gradient, diluted with Sydney IVF Sperm Buffer. The kit consists of a vial of 40% solution and a vial of 80% solution ready for use.

  • Cook® Sydney IVF Spermient

    A silane coated silica based stock solution, for separation of sperm by density gradient centrifugation.