Human Renal Cortical Epithelial Cells (HRCEpC)

Primary Human Renal Cortical Epithelial Cells isolated from the cortex of the human kidney.

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Primary Human Renal Cortical Epithelial Cells (HRCEpC) are isolated from the cortex of the human kidney and stain positive for cytokeratin. The renal cortex is the outer portion of the kidney between the renal capsule and the renal medulla. It contains the renal corpuscles, the proximal and distal convoluted tubules, and the cortical collecting ducts.

Important physiological processes like osmoregulation and excretion can be studied with HRCEpC in vitro.

Available formats:

  • Cryopreserved: Cryogenic vial containing 500.000 viable cells.
  • Proliferating: >500.000 viable cells shipped in growth medium (T25 flask).
  • Cell pellet: 1 million cells dissolved in 200µl RNAlater© for subsequent RNA, DNA or protein analysis. Cell pellets cannot be revived.
Recommended Plating Density 10.000 – 15.000 cells per cm2
Passage After Thawing P2
Tested Markers cytokeratin positive
Guaranteed Population Doubling > 15
Guaranteed Population Doublings > 15
Figure 1.

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