Marker Expression and Morphology: Cortical Astrocytes (BX-0600) express key astrocyte markers GFAP (green) and S100β (red) at >90% and exhibit mature process-bearing morphologies (shown here with a DAPI stain).
Function: Cortical Astrocytes (BX-0600) uptake glutamate.
Cortical Astrocytes exhibit calcium waves.
Cortical Astrocytes promote neurite outgrowth.
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