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Difference between microvascular endothelial growth kits
ATCC has two different microvascular endothelial cell growth kits.  Which one should I use for the ATCC® CRL-4049 ™ NFkB-TIME cells?

Your experimental design will dictate which microvascular endothelial cell growth kit should be used.

The Microvascular Endothelial Cell Growth Kit - VEGF (ATCC® PCS-110-041 ™) is recommended only when the presence of this growth factor will not interfere with the research being performed. This growth kit typically supports a faster rate of proliferation because of the presence of several purified human recombinant (rh) growth factors (rh VEGF, rh EGF, rh FGF basic and rh IGF-1) combined with heparin and hydrocortisone.

On the other hand, the Microvascular Endothelial Cell Growth Kit - BBE (ATCC® PCS-110-040 ™) contains Bovine Brain Extract.  This growth kit is used to mimic a more "authentic" culture environment without the addition of recombinant growth factors.

Date Created02/13/2014 11:50 AM
Date Updated02/13/2014 12:00 PM

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