Human Insulin (from yeast), primary human cell culture tested
Insulin is an essential supplement in serum-free medium for long-term growth of commonly used mammalian cell lines.
Insulin is a hormone consisting of a two-chain polypeptide and is produced by the beta-cells of pancreatic islets. It regulates cellular uptake, utilization, and storage of glucose, amino acids, and fatty acids and inhibits the breakdown of glycogen, protein and fat. In serum-free medium insulin is an essential supplement for long-term growth of commonly used mammalian cell lines. PromoCell Human Insulin is a white to off-white powder recombinantly expressed in yeast.