HUVECs were isolated from normal human umbilical vein. Passage 1, cells are shipped frozen or in proliferating culture with a confluency of >90 %. ENDO-Growth medium containing 5% serum and growth supplements are recommended for culture. Cells have an average additional population doubling levels >20 when cultured.
Image: HUVECs cultured using our Collagel Hydrogel.
Characterization of the cells
HUVECs are negative for HIV-1, HBV, HCV, and mycoplasma.