Table 1 In vitro hepatocyte function.

From: Impact of Percoll purification on isolation of primary human hepatocytes

Parameter Overnight Day 2 Day 4 Day 6
Mean ± SEM p-Value Mean ± SEM p-Value Mean ± SEM p-Value Mean ± SEM p-Value
Percoll− Percoll+ Percoll− Percoll+ Percoll− Percoll+ Percoll− Percoll+
Urea (mg/dL) 12.74 ± 2.30 9.84 ± 1.03 0.0532 11.71 ± 1.89 9.61 ± 1.12 0.2722 9.83 ± 1.70 8.10 ± 0.83 0.3205 8.18 ± 0.81 7.63 ± 0.69 0.1111
Albumin (ng/mL) 1843.41 ± 529.30 1884.05 ± 466.00 0.8906 1817.28 ± 542.40 1625.02 ± 215.40 0.3683 897.36 ± 259.00 1474.38 ± 363.20 0.0004 716.08 ± 192.82 835.26 ± 191.45 0.3225
AST (U/L) 82.37 ± 18.67 52.71 ± 6.13 0.0090 36.56 ± 4.27 31.56 ± 3.83 0.0516 29.38 ± 6.67 22.14 ± 1.96 0.3525 29.98 ± 2.96 33.77 ± 3.62 0.0425