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Human Pericytes from Placenta (hPC-PL)

500,000 cryopreserved cells

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biological source

human placenta

packaging

pkg of 500,000 cells

morphology

( pericytes)

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−196°C

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General description

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Cell Line Origin

Placenta

Application

Human Pericytes are isolated from human placenta tissue and provided in a cryopreserved format. Pericytes are multipotent mesenchymal-like cells found in association with small blood vessel walls. They are important for angiogenesis, the structural integrity of the microvasculature, and blood flow regulation. However, they can also develop into malignant tumors called hemangiopericytomas. To date, pericytes have demonstrated the ability to differentiate into adipocytes, osteoblasts, fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, and phagocytes (macrophages).

Quality

Rigid quality control tests are performed for each lot of Pericytes. The cells are tested for morphology, adherence rate, and viability. Furthermore, they are characterized by flow cytometric analysis for a comprehensive panel ofmarkers, e.g. CD31, CD34, CD105, and CD146. In addition, all cells have been tested for the absence of HIV-1, HIV-2, HBV, HCV, and microbial contaminants (fungi, bacteria, and mycoplasma).

Warning

Although tested negative for HIV-1, HIV-2, HBV, HCV, HTLV-1 and HTLV-2, the cells – like all products of human origin – should be handled as potentially infectious. No test procedure can completely guarantee the absence of infectious agents.

Subculture Routine

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Other Notes

Recommended Plating Density: 4000 cells per cm2Tested markers: CD146+, CD105+, CD31-, CD34-

Recommended products

Recommended Primary Cell Culture Media:Link

Disclaimer

RESEARCH USE ONLY. This product is regulated in France when intended to be used for scientific purposes, including for import and export activities (Article L 1211-1 paragraph 2 of the Public Health Code). The purchaser (i.e. enduser) is required to obtain an import authorization from the France Ministry of Research referred in the Article L1245-5-1 II. of Public Health Code. By ordering this product, you are confirming that you have obtained the proper import authorization.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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