Astrocytes are the major cell type in the mammalian brain. They provide supportive functions to neurons in the central nervous system including neuronal guidance during development, nutritional and metabolic support throughout life. Astrocytes have also been implicated in various pathological processes.
It is recommended to use Astrocyte Medium-animal (AM-a, Cat. #1831) for culturing PA-r in vitro.
This product is for research use only. It is not approved for use in humans, animals, or in vitro diagnostic procedures.
Upon receiving, directly and immediately transfer the cells from dry ice to liquid nitrogen and keep the cells in liquid nitrogen until they are needed for experiments.
Cells are only warranted if ScienCell media and reagents are used and the recommended protocols are followed.