Human Pericytes from Placenta (hPC-PL)

Human Pericytes isolated from human placenta tissue.

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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).

Recommended Plating Density 4.000 cells per cm2
Tested markers CD146+, CD105+, CD31-, CD34-
Figure 1. Human Pericytes from Placenta Cell Culture in phase contrast
Figure 2. Flow cytometic analysis of PromoCell Pericytes. >98% of the cells are CD146+.

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