Axol's Skeletal Myocytes are isolated from a single adult donor.
The cells are supplied having been tested for myotube differentiation. All Axol Primary cells are confirmed negative for HIV-1, HIV-2, HTLC-1, HTLV-2, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and mycoplasma. Myogenic differentiation was verified by immunohistochemical staining using antibodies to desmin and myosin. The differentiated myocytes also respond to insulin stimulated glucose uptake.
Specially formulated media is available for maintenance and differentiation of these cells.