Their use in research allows for the characterization of human keratinocyte using a model that is reproducible and addresses issues such as short culture lifespan and variations between cell lines that would otherwise be encountered.
These cells have allowed the characterization of several processes, such as their utilization as a model system for Vitamin D3 metabolism in the skin.
CLS Cell Lines Service is the official and certified supplier of HaCaT cells and products derived thereof such as cell lysates or cell pellets.
The HaCaT cell line was established in the laborarory of Prof.Dr. Norbert Fusenig and Prof.Dr. Petra Boukamp and represents one of the most prominent Skin cell lines.
In order to receive the HaCaT cell line a separate MTA must be completed.