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Albumin production activity of primary rat hepatocytes is improved on type V collagen
- Ijima, Hiroyuki, Ogata, Ryohei, Murasawa, Yusuke, Wang, Pi-Chao
- Journal of bioscience and bioengineering 2010 v.109 no.2 pp. 179-181
- albumins, collagen, hepatocytes, rats
- Primary rat hepatocytes were cultured on type V collagen. Hepatocyte spreading on type V collagen was inferior compared with that on type I collagen. However, the albumin production rates of hepatocytes cultured on type V collagen were approximately twice as high as those of hepatocytes cultured on type I collagen.