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Fischer 344 (F344) Rat Astrocytes

Fischer 344 (F344) Rat Astrocytes FCCAC-00001
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Derived from cortices of F344 rat embryos (18.5 dpc) and cultured as a monolayer in OriCellTM Astrocyte Growth Medium (Cat. No. GXXAC-90011).

Characterization of Cells
1. Cell Activity:
Recovery Viability ≥ 80%.
2. Cell Purity:
- GFAP-positive cell percentage ≥ 70%.
- β-tubulin III- or doublecortin- (Dcx-) positive cell percentage ≤ 10%.
- GalC-positive cell percentage ≤ 10%

Quality Control:
Tested negative for bacteria, fungi, and mycoplasma.

Delivery and Storage:
- Frozen cells are shipped on dry ice. 
- Upon receipt, if no dry ice is left in the package, thaw and use cells immediately. 
- If there is dry ice left in the package, store it in liquid nitrogen immediately upon arrival.
- When stored at the recommended storage conditions, components are stable up to the expiration date.
- Do not expose to elevated temperature.

Product Warranty:
OriCellTM Fischer 344 (F344) Rat Astrocytes have a finite lifespan in vitro. Cyagen warrants its cells only if suggested media are used and the recommended protocols are followed. The cryopreserved astrocytes are assured to be viable and functional when thawed and maintained properly.

Intended Use:
Intended for non-human laboratory research use only.