Releasing adherent cells w/o trypsin

rpgrant at rpgrant at
Tue Feb 16 05:07:10 EST 1993

In article <1993Feb8.135444.2010 at>, bma14432 at writes:
> Dear Netter,
> I vaguely recall a conversation a couple years ago where someone
> mentioned a protocol for releasing adherent cells from tissue culture
> flasks/dishes without trypsinizing them. I believe it involved EDTA but
> I'm not sure. 

Try banging the flask to dislodge the cells, in PBS/0.5mM EDTA.  
I am informed this would probably work, depending how adherent are your 
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