- Species: Human
- Cell Type: Smooth Muscle Cells
- Tissue: Cardiovascular, Muscle
- Additional Attributes: Primary Cells
- Features:Single donor, from human coronary artery, cryopreserved as secondary cells
Lifeline® normal Human Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells (HCASMC), when grown in VascuLife® SMC Medium, provide an ideal low serum (5%) culture model for the study of angiogenesis, atherosclerosis, diabetes or vascular/pulmonary biology.
Lifeline® Coronary Artery Smooth Muscle Cells have been isolated from human coronary arteries, plated and expanded in culture vessels twice before being harvested for cryopreservation to ensure the highest purity, viability and plating efficiency.
Our Human Smooth Muscle Cells are quality tested in VascuLife® SMC Medium and demonstrate optimal low serum growth over a period of at least 15 population doublings at rates equal to or greater than other serum-supplemented media.
Lifeline® coronary artery smooth muscle cells are not exposed to antimicrobials or phenol red when cultured in VascuLife® SMC Medium, an advantage since these supplements can cause cell stress and “masking effects” that may negatively impact experimental results. Lifeline® offers these traditional supplements; however, they are not needed, or recommended, to achieve optimal cell performance in most research applications.
Coronary artery smooth muscle cells can be grown without phenol red or antimicrobials when cultured in VascuLife® SMC Medium.
500,000 cells per vial
Lifeline Cell Technology™