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PRIMACYT covers the need of researchers for the standard ECM protein. Rat Tail Collagen Type I is the preferred choice when it comes to the culture of hepatocytes and a variety of other cell types. We offer rat tail collagen Type 1 in liquid form. Packaging is optimized for easy use and storage. We also offer Collagen Type I alpha 1 precoated cell culture plates.
Liquid Collagen – Perfect for coating or preparing gels. Standardized manufacturing process. Quality ensured.
Collagen Coated Products for Cell Culture and Tissue Culture.
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PRIMACYT Standard Rat Tail Collagen Type I.

Ready to use - Convenient Handling – Easy Application.

Order No. / Product Description
RTC-100 / Rat Tail Collagen
Packaging Info
100 ml, 3 mg/ml
Price (EUR)
EUR 230,00


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Rat tail collagen is supplied at a concentration of approx. 3 mg/ml in a 0.1 % acetic acid solution. Available as 20, 50 or 100 ml vials. Dilute to lower concentrations as needed. A dilution up to 1:10 with sterile water is recommended. Low viscosity of 3 mg/ml is laboratory friendly and ensures easier handling and reduces risk of septic contamination.


Apply PRIMACYT Rat Tail Collagen as gel type thin film coating for enhanced cell attachment or as gel, pending on your choice of dilution. Dried and UV-crosslinked collagen is our method of choice for cultivation of hepatocytes. We recommend a concentration of approx. 30 µg/cm2.

Surface Applications and Modifications
Apply Rat Tail Collagen as gel or thin film substrate on tissue culture dishes, coverslips, or on any type of other surface areas as needed. Select your choice of collagen concentration (solid or diluted) and positioning. Place cells on top, inside or between the gel or layers respectively. Special use relates to 3Dmatrices and 3D applications.

Quality Parameters.
Purified and sterile from rat tail tendon.
Tested for ability to promote attachment and spreading of primary hepatocytes.
Purity above 90-95 % as tested by SDS-PAGE and Coomassie staining.
Liquid Collagen - For research use only, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Not for resale.

Contents and Storage.
Available as 20, 100, 200 ml vial at 3 mg/ml. Store at 4-8 °C in the dark. Do not freeze. Minimum shelf life is 12 months after date of manufacturing without loosing attachment efficiency.

Safety Instructions.
We suggest to handle any collagen product in an aseptic environment under corresponding techniques in order to eliminate contamination.
Please read Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Follow handling instructions. Wear appropriate protective eyewear, clothing, and gloves.