VitroCol, Human Collagen, Lyophilized, 15 mg
VitroCol collagen is the first widely available, naturally produced purified human collagen for research purposes. VitroCol sets the standard for purity (>99.9% collagen content), functionality and represents the only native-like human collagen offered. VitroCol collagen is naturally secreted from human neo-natal fibroblast cells. The human fibroblasts are cultured in optimal conditions allowing the fibroblasts to naturally and efficiently secret extracellular matrix. The extracellular matrix is then processed and purified to yield the naturally produced human collagen.
VitroCol is approximately 97% Type I human collagen with the remainder being comprised of Type III collagen. It contains high monomer content as measured by gel permeation chromatography. This product is supplied as a lyophilized powder with 15 mg of human collagen. When reconstituted with 5 ml of sterile 0.01 N HCl, a concentration of approximately 3 mg/ml is achieved.
VitroCol is especially ideal for human cell culture systems when coating of surfaces and providing preparations of thin layers of culturing cells. VitroCol, lyophilized form is not recommend for the formation of a solid gel. VitroCol human collagen is provided in user-friendly packaging for use and storage. VitroCol is supplied as a sterile, lyophilized powder.
Human Collagen, Type I, Lyophilized