Is an extracellular matrix (ECM) required for culturing hepatocytes?

Is an extracellular matrix (ECM) required for culturing hepatocytes?


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Yes, an ECM is required to adhere iCell® Hepatocytes 2.0 to the tissue culture surface, and we recommend using collagen I according to our User’s Guide.

Reference:

  1. iCell Hepatocytes User’s Guide