Instructions Gastrointestinal EpC
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Description

The intestinal epithelium is a single layer of cells organized into crypts and villi, known as the most rapidly self-renewing tissue in adult mammals. The cells that line the intestinal lumen perform the primary functions of digestion, water and nutrient absorption, and forms a barrier against luminal pathogens.

Transit-amplifying cells spend approximately two days in the intestinal crypts, dividing 4–5 times before terminally differentiating into specialized intestinal epithelial cell types. In the small intestine, the surface area is dramatically enlarged through epithelial protrusions called villi. Three days after their terminal differentiation, the cells reach the tip of the villus, undergo spontaneous apoptosis, and are shed into the gut lumen.

CAI’s intestinal epithelial culture system provides outstanding resource for investigation of intestinal epithelial cell physiology related to GI infection, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) like Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and intestinal cancer. Our epithelial cell culture system can be efficiently used as a test platform for the potential drug candidates and disease modulators. Other applications of this culture system include functional analysis of intestinal epithelium, GI disease modeling, and regenerative therapy preclinical testing such as drug compound screening and other validation assays.

With optimized, defined culture media from CAI, the Intestinal Epithelial Cells can be seeded and maintained for as long as 8 days. Epithelial Cells grown in CAI medium form a monolayer of polarized epithelial cells with tight junction formation as evidenced by Villin (apical marker), Na+/K+ ATPase (basolateral marker), ZO-1 (tight junction marker) and pan-Cytokeratin (epithelial marker) staining.

 

Human Intestinal Epithelial Cell (HInEpC) monolayer. Top left: Phase contrast. Top right (Red): ZO-1. Bottom left (Green): Villin. Bottom middle (Red): Na+/K+ ATPase. Bottom right (Green)  pan-Cytokeratin. Blue: DAPI.

Details

TissueNormal healthy human intestine.
QCNo bacteria, yeast, fungi, mycoplasma, virus.
BioassayAttach, spread, in Culture Medium.
Cryovial1,000,000 or 2,000,000 HInEpC in Freezing Medium.
KitCryovial frozen HInEpC (732In-20f), Culture Med (716DCM-50), Coating Solution (025-05), Thawing Solution (716T-20).
CulturedShipped in flasks or plates in medium.
DoublingsCells do not divide and cannot be passaged.
ApplicationsLaboratory research use only (RUO). Not for human, clinical, diagnostic or veterinary use.
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Products

Product Size CAT.# Price Quantity
Cryopreserved HInEpC Total Kit, fetal: 1x10^6 Cells (fetal), Culture Medium, Coating and Thawing Solution (See Details tab for specifics) Size: 1 Kit CAT.#: 732InK-10f Price: $752.00
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Cryopreserved HInEpC, fetal: Frozen HInEpC (1x10^6) Size: 1 Cryovial CAT.#: 732In-10f Price: $662.00
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Cultured HInEpC, fetal: Pre-plated, cultured cells in medium Size: T-25 Flask CAT.#: 733In-25f Price: $662.00
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Cultured HInEpC, fetal: Pre-plated, cultured cells in medium Size: T-75 Flask CAT.#: 733In-75f Price: $852.00
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Cultured HInEpC, fetal: Pre-plated, cultured cells in medium Size: 6 well CAT.#: 733In-6wf Price: $852.00
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Cultured HInEpC, fetal: Pre-plated, cultured cells in medium Size: 96 well CAT.#: 733In-96wf Price: $972.00
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Related Products

Product Size CAT.# Price Quantity
GI Epithelial Cell Coating Solution: Coating solution for GI Epithelial Cells Size: 5 ml CAT.#: 025-05 Price: $16.00
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GI Epithelial Cell Defined Culture Medium: All-in-one ready-to-use. Use within 30 days of receipt. Size: 50 ml CAT.#: 716DC-50 Price: $55.00
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GI Epithelial Cell Thawing Solution: Thawing solution for GI Epithelial Cells Size: 20 ml CAT.#: 716T-20 Price: $26.00
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Resources/Documents

Cell Apps Flyer Epithelial Cells

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5 Important Cell Culture Rules

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