In this application protocol, we describe how to isolate untouched mouse tumor cells in one easy workflow that improves sensitivity and reduces bias in downstream applications, including next-generation sequencing and tumor cell culture. Mouse solid tumor tissue is dissociated into a viable single-cell suspension and untouched tumor cells are then isolated using MACS® Technology.
Create a viable single-cell suspension from a solid mouse tumor using the gentleMACS™ Octo Dissociator with Heaters in combination with the Tumor Dissociation Kit, mouse. Follow the protocol from the kit data sheet.
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Isolate untouched mouse tumor cells using the Tumor Cell Isolation Kit, mouse, and LS Columns. Follow the protocol in the kit data sheet.
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We recommend filtering the magnetically labeled cell suspension to guarantee it is single-celled before separating it on the column.
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