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B350-05

Sigma-Aldrich

Bovine Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells: BCASMC (Cryovial)

NACRES:
NA.81

biological source

bovine coronary artery (tunica intima and media)

Quality Level

packaging

pkg of 500,000 cells

manufacturer/tradename

Cell Applications, Inc

growth mode

Adherent

karyotype

2n = 60

morphology

smooth muscle

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

relevant disease(s)

diabetes; stroke; cardiovascular diseases

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−196°C

General description

BCASMC have been used to test novel photocrosslinked biodegradable elastomers based material surfaces for their usefulness in smooth muscle tissue engineering (Ilagan, 2009).

Characterization: positive for smooth muscle cell specific alpha-actin expression.

Cell Line Origin

Artery

Application

vascular research, supply of blood to heart muscle

Components

Bovine Smooth Muscle Cell Basal Medium containing 10% FBS & 10% DMSO

Preparation Note

  • 2nd passage, >500,000 cells in Bovine Smooth Muscle Cell Basal Medium containing 10% FBS & 10% DMSO
  • Can be cultured at least 16 doublings

Subculture Routine

Please refer to the BCASMC Culture Protocol.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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