Product Storage / Shipping
Shipping Conditions: Dry Ice or LN2
Storage Conditions: LN2 Storage
Upon receipt, immediately transfer each cryovial into the vapor phase of a liquid nitrogen (LN2) Storage Dewar. Cryopreserved human intestinal cells are viable for one year when stored under these conditions.
Quality Control Testing
Donor Information Includes: Age, sex, race, diabetic status, smoking history, alcohol use, and any co-morbidities.
Serology results include (positive or negative): Negative: HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, CMV, EBV HBV, HCV, HIV-1, HIV-2. Potentially HLTV-1 and HLTV-2 (if performed), bacteria yeast.
Cell Performance Testing: Viability, Cells per vial, Coverage by Crystal Violet at day 7, Cytokeratin 8 + 18 immunostaining.
CULTURES HAVE A LIMITED LIFESPAN IN VITRO. Novabiosis guarantees the performance of its cells only if following Novabiosis specific use instructions exclusively, and the recommended protocols are followed. The performance of the cells are not guaranteed if any modifications are made. Cryopreserved primary human intestinal cells are assured to be viable and functional when thawed and maintained properly. THESE PRODUCTS ARE FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY and NOT approved for use in humans or clinical diagnostic testing.
Novabiosis primary human intestinal epithelial cells are specifically critical in the digestion and retention of nutrients and shields the organism from toxins and bacteria found in the intestine.