NKIM-6, a new immortalized human brain capillary endothelial cell line with conserved endothelial characteristics

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Primary human brain capillary endothelial cells (hBCECs) are available only in small quantities and have a short life span in vitro; this restricts their use as in vitro model for the blood-brain barrier (BBB). To overcome these limitations, we have established an immortalized hBCEC line (NKIM-6) by transfection with pLXSN16E6E7, which encodes the human… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00441-006-0348-4

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@article{KetabiKiyanvash2006NKIM6AN, title={NKIM-6, a new immortalized human brain capillary endothelial cell line with conserved endothelial characteristics}, author={Nahal Ketabi-Kiyanvash and Christel C. Herold-Mende and Farzaneh Kashfi and Sandra Caldeira and Massimo Tommasino and Walter E. Haefeli and J. Weiss}, journal={Cell and Tissue Research}, year={2006}, volume={328}, pages={19-29} }