Human Renal Proximal Tubule Epithelial Cells (RPTEC/TERT1) Modified to Express Drug Transporters A New Model for Toxicity Studies (Human Renal Proximal Tubule Epithelial Cells (RPTEC/TERT1) Modified to Express Drug Transporters A New Model for Toxicity Studies)
Owner/Developer: American Type Culture Collection (ATCC)
United States of America
19 October 2017
Kidney membrane transporters are key to drug disposition and renal clearance. Primary renal proximal tubule epithelial cells (RPTEC) are the most physiologically relevant cell models, but lose OAT1 and OCT2 expression in culture. Primary RPTEC transiently expressing these transporters show large variations between production lots. Furthermore, cell line-based models either do not have the kidney tissue origination or are tumor-derived. This presentation will introduce transporter cell models using hTERT-immortalized RPTEC that stably overexpress the OAT1 or OCT2 gene. Our data show that these cell lines provide tissue-relevant results, improved consistency over time, and predictability for clinical trials.
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There is a lack of in vitro models that durably and correctly recapitulate kidney physiology
ATCC has created kidney cell models using hTERT-immortalized RPTEC that stably overexpress the OAT1 or OCT2 gene
hTERT-immortalized RPTEC provide kidney tissue-related results, improved consistency over time, and predictability for clinical trials
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