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Collagen IV is a ubiquitous component of basement membranes, the sheet-like matrix found in close proximity to epithelial, muscle, and nerve cells. Collagen IV plays a role in the regulation of cell growth, differentiation, and adhesion, as well as tissue formation.
BD BioCoat™ Collagen IV Cellware are tissue culture vessels with a uniform application of mouse collagen type IV. This cellware is manufactured in a highly controlled environment and rigorously tested to assure product consistency and performance.
Quality Control: Tested for ability to promote attachment and spreading of PC12 rat pheochromocytoma cells or to initiate differentiation (neurite outgrowth) of NG-108 rat glioma/mouse neuroblastoma cells. Tested and found- negative for bacteria and fungi. Collagen IV purity >90% by SDS-PAGE
Storage and Stability: Stable for at least three months at 2-8°C. Do not freeze.
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