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September 2016

Cooperation with Dhofar University (Sultanate of Oman)


May 2016

We were awarded the Stifterverband's "Innovative through Research" for our research activities.


April 2016

New Version of SimDerma including 30 important dermato-cosmetic parameters.

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November 2015:

New Services in neurotoxicity and neuroprotection

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October 2015:

SimDerma - new screening platform for cosmetic ingredients.


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Services in Oral Care.

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September 2015:

Please have a look at our new services in miRNA research.

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New publications by VivaCell:


"Poly(I:C) increases the expression of mPGES-1 and COX-2 in rat primary

in J Neuroinflamm. 2016 Jan


"Antimalarial Drug Artemether Inhibits Neuroinflammation in BV2 Microglia
Through Nrf2-Dependent Mechanisms."

in Mol Neurobiol. 2015 Nov


"microRNA-26a modulates inflammatory response induced by toll-like receptor 4 stimulation in microglia."

in J Neurochem, 2015 Sep


"Anti-inflammatory effects of 5-HT3 receptor antagonists in interleukin-1beta stimulated primary human chondrocytes."
in Int Immunopharmacol. 2014 Jun

"Histone deacetylase inhibitors valproic acid and sodium butyrate enhance prostaglandins release in lipopolysaccharide-activated primary microglia."
Neuroscience. 2014 Jan 28



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vivacell_graurotbuttonklein  Opinions from our customers:


Dr. G. Weiss (PASCOE pharmazeutische Praeparate GmbH):


"During our well going cooperation over several years, we learned to appreciate VivaCell as a reliable and competent co-operation partner in pre-clinical research. Therefore we are looking forward to continue our successful partnership."  



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Publications - Chemistry



Schwarz M, Kopcke B, Weber RW, Sterner O, Anke H. 3-hydroxypropionic acid as a nematicidal principle in endophytic fungi. Phytochemistry. 2004 Aug;65(15):2239-45.


Tane P, Akam MT, Tsopmo A, Ndi CP, Sterner O. Two labdane diterpenoids and a secotetranortriterpenoid from Turreanthus africanus. Phytochemistry. 2004 Dec;65(23):3083-7.


Verotta L, Lovaglio E, Sterner O, Appendino G, Bombardelli E. Modulation of chemoselectivity by protein additives. Remarkable effects in the oxidation of hyperforin. J Org Chem. 2004 Nov 12;69(23):7869-74.


Anke T, Werle A, Kappe R, Sterner O. Laschiatrion, a new antifungal agent from a Favolaschia species (Basidiomycetes) active against human pathogens. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2004 Aug;57(8):496-501.


Rether J, Erkel G, Anke T, Sterner O. Oxaspirodion, a new inhibitor of inducible TNFalpha expression from the Ascomycete chaetomium subspirale. Production, isolation and structure elucidation. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2004 Aug;57(8):493-5.


Rether J, Erkel G, Anke T, Sterner O. Inhibition of inducible TNF-alpha expression by oxaspirodion, a novel spiro-compound from the ascomycete Chaetomium subspirale. Biol Chem. 2004 Sep;385(9):829-34.


Appendino G, Spagliardi P, Sterner O, Milligan S. Structure—activity relationships of the estrogenic sesquiterpene ester ferutinin. Modification of the terpenoid core. J Nat Prod. 2004 Sep;67(9):1557-64.


Wilhelm C, Anke H, Flores Y, Sterner O. New peptaibols from Mycogone cervina. J Nat Prod. 2004 Mar;67(3):466-8.


Appendino G, Bettoni P, Noncovich A, Sterner O, Fontana G, Bombardelli E, Pera P, Bernacki RJ. Structure-activity relationships of ring C-secotaxoids. 1. Acylative modifications. J Nat Prod. 2004 Feb;67(2):184-8.


Remberg P, Bjork L, Hedner T, Sterner O. Characteristics, clinical effect profile and tolerability of a nasal spray preparation of Artemisia abrotanum L. for allergic rhinitis. Phytomedicine. 2004 Jan;11(1):36-42.




Appendino G, Della Porta C, Conseil G, Sterner O, Mercalli E, Dumontet C, Di Pietro A. A new P-glycoprotein inhibitor from the caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris). J Nat Prod. 2003 Jan;66(1):140-2.




Filip P, Anke T, Sterner O. 5-(2’-oxoheptadecyl)-resorcinol and 5-(2’-oxononadecyl)-resorcinol, cytotoxic metabolites from a wood-inhabiting basidiomycete. Z Naturforsch [C]. 2002 Nov-Dec;57(11-12):1004-8.


Johansson M, Sterner O. Synthesis of (-)-galiellalactone.J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2002 Jul;55(7):663-5


Erkel G, Gehrt A, Anke T, Sterner O. Induction of differentiation in acute promyelocytic leukemia cells (HL-60) by the verticillin derivative Sch 52900. Z Naturforsch [C]. 2002 Jul- Aug;57(7-8):759-67.


Davoli P, Engel G, Werle A, Sterner O, Anke T. Neosordarin and hydroxysordarin, two new antifungal agents from Sordaria araneosa. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2002 Apr;55(4):377-82.


Verotta L, Appendino G, Belloro E, Bianchi F, Sterner O, Lovati M, Bombardelli E. Synthesis and biological evaluation of hyperforin analogues. Part I. Modification of the enolized cyclohexanedione moiety. J Nat Prod. 2002 Apr;65(4):433-8.


Appendino G, Bianchi F, Minassi A, Sterner O, Ballero M, Gibbons S. Oligomeric acylphloroglucinols from myrtle (Myrtus communis). J Nat Prod. 2002 Mar;65(3):334-8.





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