[Cytometry] Mice breast tumour sample prep protocol

Joanne Lannigan jl7fj at virginia.edu
Wed Apr 10 10:47:09 EDT 2013

Hi Lola
You can check out this publication from one of our investigators. Their preps worked well for flow. Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Promotes Tumor Growth and Metastasis by Inducing Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment
Kendra D. Simpson,
Dennis J. Templeton,
and Janet V. Cross
J Immunol 1201161; published ahead of print November 2, 2012, doi:10.4049/jimmunol.1201161 


Joanne Lannigan, MS
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On Apr 10, 2013, at 10:24 AM, Lola Martinez wrote:

> Dear all,
>     I have a group here that is interested in doing multicolor flow cytometry on cells isolated from mice breast tumor. 
> Has anyone out there a protocol to disaggregate those tumours so to get a nice single cell suspension of healthy cells? 
> We are planning to try out with collagenase & dispase, but if someone has a protocol that works already we will appreciate it.
> Many thanks,
> Lola
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