Bovine Primary Mammary Epithelial Cells; ME-BN-501 #11-01-102016 Datasheet

 

Primary cells isolated from mammary parenchyma of cows by enzymatic digestion and fractionated by differential density gradient centrifugation before culture and cryopreservation. Cell isolates are enriched in luminal epithelial cells and are suitable for cell proliferation studies or, when cultured on permissive substrata, for the study of differentiated mammary functions.


 

Donor Tissue Features

Isolated from pregnant bovine mammary parenchyma, <30 months of age, during third trimester of pregnancy

 

Cell Characteristics

Batch Number:  11-01-102016

Vial Content: 1 x 106 cells

Seeding Density:  1.5x104/cm2

Culture Medium:  AvantiCell ME-BNM-02 recommended

Recovery:  >80%

Population Doubling:  1-2 days   

Negative for Mycoplasma by luminescence-based assay

Negative for BVD and BSE by veterinary examination

Negative for yeast, fungus and bacteria

 

Glandular epithelial cell marker Cytokeratin 18 Positive
Undifferentiated epithelial cell marker Cytokeratin 14 Negative
Mesenchymal cell marker Vimentin Negative

 

Uses and restrictions

  • Store at -150°C. Once thawed do not re-freeze
  • For research use ONLY — not suitable for in vitro diagnostic use or human or animal treatment
  • Potential biohazard — handle with care

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