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Gibco™ Geltrex™ LDEV-Free Reduced Growth Factor Basement Membrane Matrix

A soluble form of basement membrane extracted from murine Engelbreth-Holm-Swarm (EHS) tumors. It is free of viruses, including lactose dehydrogenase elevating virus (LDEV), sometimes found in this type of preparation.

Supplier:  Gibco™ A1413201


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  • The major components of Geltrex™ matrix include laminin, collagen IV, entactin, and heparin sulfate proteoglycans
  • It is ideal for the promotion and maintenance of differentiated phenotypes in a variety of cell cultures including primary epithelial cells, endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, and human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)
  • Geltrex™ matrix offers, on average, a 2-fold reduction in several growth factors
  • As a result, analysis of specific growth factor effects in applications requiring basement membrane extract can be carried out in a controlled and reproducible format
  • Minimal protein concentration variation from lot-to-lot (∼15 mg/mL)


Geltrex™ LDEV-Free Reduced Growth Factor Basement Membrane Matric comes as a sterile protein solution in 1 mL vials.

Store at -20 to -80°C.

Geltrex™ Matrix is stable for 18 months from date of manufacture when properly stored.
Reduced Growth Factor
Adherent Cell Culture
Basement Membrane Matrix
1 mL
Variety of cultured cells, including primary epithelial cells, endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, and human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)
12 to 18 mg/mL
No Phenol Red
Cell Culture Grade
Dry Ice
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ShelfLife : 36 months



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