Frank J. Mannuzza - Chelmsford MA
Paula Flaherty - Tyngsboro MA
Stephen R. Ilsley - Boston MA
Martin L. Kramer - Needham MA
Becton, Dickinson and Company - Franklin Lakes NJ
A porous membrane is coated with a composition which includes a reconstituted and aggregated extracellular matrix derived from the Englebreth-Holm-Swarm mouse tumor, a polyol and a pH 7. 8-8. 2 buffer. The coated membrane is dried, affixed to an insert portion of an assembly and received in a well of a multiwell tissue culture plate. The invention includes a method to make the coated membrane.