SkinEthic HCE / Corneal Epithelium

Name

SkinEthicTM HCE / Human Corneal Epithelium

Description

The SkinEthicTM HCE model is composed of transformed human corneal keratinocytes cultivated on an inert polycarbonate filter at the air liquid interface in a chemically defined medium. The reconstructed tissue forms a stratified and well organized epithelium which is structurally, morphologically and functionnally similar to the  human cornea with presence of basal, wing and mucus production cells.

Specific markers

  • Keratin
  • CD44
  • Hémidesmosomes
HCE in vitro
in vitro

Applications

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