Skip to main content

Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, with Phenol Red Best Seller

Bio-Techne includes R&D Systems | Catalog # 3432-010-01P

Basement Membrane Extract for use in multiple culture applications

Key Product Details

Features: Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract (BME) is an extracellular matrix hydrogel that has been used extensively in general cell culture applications to study cell attachment, proliferation, and invasion.
Key Benefits:
  • Ideal for general cell culture application
  • Polymerizes at 37°C to form a reconstituted basement membrane
  • Quality controlled for peformance consistency
Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract (with Phenol Red)
Catalog #
Availability
Size / Price
Qty
Loading...
3432-005-01P
3432-010-01P

Customer Reviews for Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, with Phenol Red

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, with Phenol Red and earn rewards!

Have you used Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, with Phenol Red?

Submit a review and receive an Amazon gift card!

$25/€18/£15/$25CAN/¥1250 Yen for a review with an image

$10/€7/£6/$10CAN/¥1110 Yen for a review without an image

Submit a review
Amazon Gift Card

FAQs for Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, with Phenol Red

  • What kinds of tumor cells or biopsy specimens grow in vivo with Cultrex® BME?

    Many cell lines and tumor biopsy specimens (usually cut into small fragments) have been found to grow in vivo when implanted with Cultrex® BME. These include melanoma, intestinal, prostate, breast, lung, renal, and liver cancers as well as the 3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblast cell line.

  • How does Cultrex® Basement Membrane Extract (BME) promote cell differentiation?

    All epithelial and endothelial cells are in contact with a basement membrane matrix on at least one of their surfaces. By providing them with their natural matrix in vitro as a substrate for the cells that provides biological cues, the cells can assume a more physiological morphology (i.e. correct shape) and begin expression of cell-lineage specific proteins. Two-dimensional plastic surfaces, in combination with serum-containing media, cause cells to flatten, proliferate and de-differentiate.

  • How should Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract (BME) be stored and handled?

    Cultrex BME should be stored at or below -20°C for optimal stability. Preparation of working aliquots is recommended. Cultrex BME should be thawed overnight on ice at 4°C, however long term storage at 4°C is not recommended. Freeze/thaw cycles and gel-liquid phase transitions should be avoided, since they can compromise product integrity.

  • What is the percent of Laminin I in Cultrex® Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, Catalog # 3432-010-01?

    Cultrex® Basement Membrane Extract (BME), Pathclear, is composed of ≤ 60 % of Laminin I. Laminin is the major component of Cultrex BME. Other components are Collagen IV, which makes up ≤ 40% and Entactin which makes up ≤ 10%.

Product Documents for Cultrex Basement Membrane Extract, PathClear, with Phenol Red

Certificate of Analysis

To download a Certificate of Analysis, please enter a lot number in the search box below.

Note: Certificate of Analysis not available for kit components.