macrophages/FACS analysis

Ken Frauwirth BioKen frauwirt at bacillus.Berkeley.EDU
Tue Oct 1 12:12:10 EST 1996


In article <52rc1k$1omo at news.doit.wisc.edu>,
Nicole  <nglowack at students.wisc.edu> wrote:
>To gently remove macrophages and other adherent cells from culture dishes, 
>try trypsin-versene mixture.  It should be in the Sigma Cell Culture 
>catalog.  Good luck!
>
>Nicole 
>

You can also try using 1mM EDTA in PBS.  Since most of the adhesion molecules
require divalent cations, chelation by EDTA allows removal of cells without
any proteolysis.  


Ken

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