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Renal Epithelial Cell Growth Kit (ATCC® PCS-400-040)

Permits and Restrictions

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Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format frozen 1 kit
Storage Conditions -20°C (or -70°C for long-term storage)

Renal Epithelial Cell Growth Kit (ATCC PCS-400-040) contains components that when added to Renal Epithelial Cell Basal Medium (ATCC PCS-400-030) create a complete cell culture environment for epithelial cells isolated from normal human kidneys. The low serum (0,5% FBS) medium formulation is designed to support normal renal cell morphology as well as promote rapid growth and proliferation. No feeder layers, extracellular matrix proteins or other substrates are required.

The final concentration for each component in complete renal epithelial growth medium is as follows:
Triiodothyronine: 10 nM
rh EGF: 10 ng/mL
Hydrocortisone Hemisuccinate: 100 ng/mL
rh Insulin: 5 µg/mL
Epinephrine: 1 µM
L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine: 2.4 mM
Transferrin: 5 µg/ml Fetal bovine serum (FBS): 0.5%

Volume 1 kit
Sterility Tests
Negative for bacteria, fungi, and yeast.
Functional Tests Rate of proliferation and morphology *A Certificate of Analysis (COA) is available upon request for each lot of Renal Epithelial Cell Growth Kit.
C of A
Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Analysis
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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