Human Tracheal Epithelial Cells (HTEpC)
Primary Human Tracheal Epithelial Cells isolated from surface epithelium of human trachea.
Primary Human Tracheal Epithelial Cells (HTEpC) are isolated from the surface epithelium of human trachea and stain positive for cytokeratin.
The respiratory epithelia are responsible for the lubrication of the lungs, the maintenance of humidity, and the cleaning of the respiratory tract. They are an important target for drugs, toxins, and carcinogens. In addition, they are involved in many diseases such as cystic fibrosis. Consequently, HTEpC are useful for investigating the function and pathology of the respiratory system.
|Recommended Plating Density||10.000 – 15.000 cells per cm2|
|Passage After Thawing||P2|
|Tested Markers||cytokeratin positive|
|Guaranteed Population Doublings||> 15|
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What is the precise localization for a) HNEpC, b) HTEpC, c) HBEpC, and d) HSAEpC?
a) HNEpC (Human Nasal Epithelial Cells) are isolated from nasal mucosa
b) HTEpC (Human Tracheal Epithelial Cells) from the surface epithelium of trachea
c) HBEpC from the surface epithelium of bronchie, and
d) HSAEpC (Human Small Airway Epithelial Cells) from the distal portion of the respiratory tract in the 1 mm bronchiole area (comprising the cells from bronchioli and alveoli).
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