IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human)

Cell culture medium for establishment and maintenance of human intestinal organoids

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IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human)

Cell culture medium for establishment and maintenance of human intestinal organoids

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Catalog #06010
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Overview

IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human) is a complete cell culture medium for efficient establishment and long-term maintenance of intestinal organoids derived from human intestinal crypts. Intestinal organoids provide a convenient in vitro organotypic culture system for studying the intestinal epithelium. The organoids incorporate a functional lumen enclosed by a polarized intestinal epithelial cell layer. Isolated intestinal crypts rapidly form organoids when cultured in IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human). Applications of intestinal organoid cultures include studying the development and function of intestinal epithelium, modeling intestinal diseases, and screening molecules for both efficacy and toxicity in an intestinal model. Intestinal organoid cultures can also be used for investigation of adult stem cell properties and for regenerative therapy approaches.
Advantages:
• Convenient, in vitro system that recapitulates many key characteristics of the adult intestinal epithelium, including intra- and intercellular signaling, self-propagating stem cell niche, and functional transport into and out of the lumen
• Complete medium formulation that delivers consistent results
• Enables generation of intestinal organoids in one week
• Easy-to-use format and optimized protocol
Components:
  • IntestiCult OGM Human Component A, 50 mL
  • IntestiCult OGM Human Component B, 50 mL
Subtype:
Specialized Media
Cell Type:
Intestinal Cells
Species:
Human
Application:
Cell Culture; Differentiation; Expansion; Maintenance; Organoid Culture
Brand:
IntestiCult
Area of Interest:
Disease Modeling; Drug Discovery and Toxicity Testing; Epithelial Cell Biology; Stem Cell Biology

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Figure 1. Primary Organoids Grown in IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human) are Fully Mature After 10-14 Days in Culture

Primary organoids were cultured from human colonic biopsy samples and grown in IntestiCult Organoid Growth Medium (Human). Organoids were imaged after (A) two days, (B) six days, (C) eight days and (D) ten days growth.

Figure 2. Organoids Grown in IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human) Display Markers of Human Intestinal Epithelial Cells

Immunofluorescence of organoids grown in IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human) showing colocalization of (A) DAPI, (B) EPCAM and (C) Ki67. (D) A merged image shows the position of actively proliferating (Ki67+) intestinal stem cells within the epithelial layer (EPCAM+).

Figure 3. Forskolin-Induced Swelling of Organoids Grown in IntestiCult™ Organoid Growth Medium (Human)

Organoids were treated with (A) 5 μM Forskolin or (B) DMSO and organoid area was measured at 0 minutes and 120 minutes. (C)Forskolin-treated organoids increased in size 33.5 ± 3.8% compared to 7.5 ± 0.8% for DMSO-treated organoids.

STEMCELL TECHNOLOGIES INC.’S QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IS CERTIFIED TO ISO 13485. PRODUCTS ARE FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY AND NOT INTENDED FOR HUMAN OR ANIMAL DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC USES UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.
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