MatTek’s Normal Human Corneal Epithelial Cells (NHCE) and growth media (NHCE-GM) provide an ideal serum-free culture system to study cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions, gene regulation, cell differentiation, tissue development, wound healing, and toxic effects to the corneal epithelium.
NHCE cells are isolated from the progenitor-rich limbal region of whole corneas. MatTek’s NHCE cells are characterized by their cobblestone morphology and positive expression of cytokeratin 3/12, cytokeratin 15 and aldehyde dehydrogenase 3A1.
Donor-matched corneal keratocytes (NHCK) are available upon request.
All cells are negative for mycoplasma, bacteria, yeast, and fungi. HIV-1, hepatitis B and hepatitis C are not detected by PCR for all donors and cell lots. This product is for research use only. Not for use in animals, humans or diagnostic purposes.
MatTek’s cryopreserved human dermal fibroblasts are shipped on dry ice ($93 charge) every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Contact us at email@example.com or +1-508-881-6771 to place an order.
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