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HepaRG™ Cells, Cryopreserved

Catalog number:  HPRGC10

Related applications:

Mammalian Cell Culture

| Pharma & Biopharma

| Primary Cell Culture

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Description

The HepaRG™ cell line is an immortalized hepatic cell line that retains many characteristics of primary human hepatocytes. HepaRG™ cells are terminally differentiated and provided in a convenient cryopreserved format. For scientists who need reproducible metabolism data, HepaRG™ cells are an in vitro tool that provides reproducible results in a metabolically complete and scalable system.
• Obtain biologically relevant results from a metabolically complete system
• Assess the drug-drug interaction potential of your compound
• Experience reproducible results from a single population of cells

Biologically Relevant
HepaRG™ cells exhibit many characteristics of primary human hepatocytes including morphology, expression of key metabolic enzymes, expression of nuclear receptors, and drug transporters. Unlike HepG2 and Fa2N-4 cells, HepaRG™ cells have high P450 activity and complete expression of all nuclear receptors.

Predict Metabolism-based Drug-drug Interaction
HepaRG™ cells respond to prototypical P450 inducers and inhibitors to the same extent as primary hepatocytes, allowing HepaRG™ cells to be used to evaluate potential drug-drug interactions.

Infinitely Reproducible
HepaRG™ cells exhibit many characteristics of primary human hepatocytes and are essentially a single donor. These features allow users to obtain physiological relevant results for metabolism-based drug-drug interactions without the concern of donor variability and limited lot sizes that come with relying on donor tissue. (Note: The cells we provide are terminally differentiated).

HepaRG™ is a trademark of BioPredic International.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Age: Adult
Cell Line: HepaRG™
Cell Type: Hepatocytes
Donor Source: Single Donor
Form: Cryopreserved
Gender: Female
Number of Cells: 10 x 106
Product Size: 10 x 106 cells
Quantity: 1 vial(s)
Shipping Condition: Dry Ice
Species: Human

Contents & storage

1 vial, store in cryostorage dewar or -135°C freezer