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Human Renal Epithelial Cells (HREpC)

Primary Human Renal Epithelial Cells (HREpC) are isolated from the adult kidney and stain positive for cytokeratin.

Kidneys have a very complex structure and contain diverse epithelia such as those in the convoluted tubules, the cortical collecting ducts, the calyxes, and the renal pelvis. The epithelial cells present in the distinct ducts and tubules differ in their morphology and physio-logical function. Consequently, HREpC are comprised of a heterogeneous population of epithelial cells. Important physiological processes like osmoregulation and excretion can be studied with HREpC in vitro.

Figure: Schematic structure of a kidney.

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Human Renal Epithelial Cells (HREpC) 500,000 cryopreserved cells C-12665 click to select country
Human Renal Epithelial Cells (HREpC) 500,000 proliferating cells C-12666 click to select country
HREpC Pellet 1x106 cells in RNAlater C-14067 click to select country