Human Primary Epidermal Keratinocytes; HK-HN-199 #15-2503 Datasheet


The primary cell isolate was prepared from human tissue obtained with full ethical permission. Cells were isolated by enzymatic digestion and cultured in optimal conditions for keratinocyte growth. Cells were banked and cryopreserved under liquid nitrogen. The cell population was analysed by fluorescence-activated flow cytometry.


Donor Tissue Features

Female donor, age 32 years

Isolated from normal abdominal skin

Additional donor history available on request


Cell Characteristics

Batch number:  15-2503

Vial content:  1 x 106 cells

Appearance:  Sheet of flat cells with central nuclei

Seeding density:  5,000-6,000 cells/cm2

Culture medium:  GibcoTM SF Keratinocyte medium recommended

Substratum:  Type I collagen

Recovery from frozen:  97%

Population doubling:  7-8 days

Negative for Mycoplasma, HIV1, HIV2, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HTLV1 and HTLV2

Negative for yeast, bacteria and fungus



Keratinocyte marker Pan-cytokeratin 80.24%



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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