EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Kit

Immunomagnetic positive selection cell isolation kit

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EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Kit

Immunomagnetic positive selection cell isolation kit

From: 801 USD
Catalog #
18651_C
Immunomagnetic positive selection cell isolation kit

Product Advantages


  • Fast and easy-to-use

  • Up to 99% purity

  • No columns required

What's Included

  • EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Kit (Catalog #18651)
    • EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Cocktail, 1 mL
    • EasySep™ Dextran RapidSpheres™, 1 mL
  • RoboSep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Kit (Catalog #18651RF)
    • EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Cocktail, 1 mL
    • EasySep™ Dextran RapidSpheres™, 1 mL
    • RoboSep™ Buffer (Catalog #20104)
    • RoboSep™ Filter Tips (Catalog #20125)
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Overview

The EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Kit is designed to isolate CD15+ cells from ammonium chloride lysed blood or other nucleated cell suspensions by positive selection. Desired cells are targeted with antibody complexes recognizing CD15 and dextran-coated magnetic particles. Labeled cells are separated using an EasySep™ magnet without the use of columns. Cells of interest remain in the tube while unwanted cells are poured off. The CD15 antigen is expressed on monocytes and granulocytes.
Magnet Compatibility
• EasySep™ Magnet (Catalog #18000)
• “The Big Easy” EasySep™ Magnet (Catalog #18001)
• EasyEights™ EasySep™ Magnet (Catalog #18103)
• RoboSep™-S (Catalog #21000)
Subtype
Cell Isolation Kits
Cell Type
Myeloid Cells
Species
Human
Sample Source
PMNC
Selection Method
Positive
Application
Cell Isolation
Brand
EasySep, RoboSep
Area of Interest
Chimerism, HLA, Immunology

Data Figures

Figure 1. Typical EasySep™ Human CD15 Positive Selection Isolation Profile

Starting with lysed whole blood, the CD15+ cell content of the isolated fraction is typically 98.8 ± 0.8% (gated on CD45+ cells; mean ± SD). In the above example, the purities of the start and final isolated fractions are 50.7% and 98.0%, respectively.

Protocols and Documentation

Find supporting information and directions for use in the Product Information Sheet or explore additional protocols below.

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Applications

This product is designed for use in the following research area(s) as part of the highlighted workflow stage(s). Explore these workflows to learn more about the other products we offer to support each research area.

Resources and Publications

Frequently Asked Questions

Can EasySep™ be used for either positive or negative selection?

Yes. The EasySep™ kits use either a negative selection approach by targeting and removing unwanted cells or a positive selection approach targeting desired cells. Depletion kits are also available for the removal of cells with a specific undesired marker (e.g. GlyA).

How does the separation work?

Magnetic particles are crosslinked to cells using Tetrameric Antibody Complexes (TAC). When placed in the EasySep™ Magnet, labeled cells migrate to the wall of the tube. The unlabeled cells are then poured off into a separate fraction.

Which columns do I use?

The EasySep™ procedure is column-free. That's right - no columns!

How can I analyze the purity of my enriched sample?

The Product Information Sheet provided with each EasySep™ kit contains detailed staining information.

Can EasySep™ separations be automated?

Yes. RoboSep™, the fully automated cell separator, automates all EasySep™ labeling and cell separation steps.

Can EasySep™ be used to isolate rare cells?

Yes. We recommend a cell concentration of 2x108 cells/mL and a minimum working volume of 100 µL. Samples containing 2x107 cells or fewer should be suspended in 100 µL of buffer.

Are the EasySep™ magnetic particles FACS-compatible?

Yes, the EasySep™ particles are flow cytometry-compatible, as they are very uniform in size and about 5000X smaller than other commercially available magnetic beads used with column-free systems.

Can the EasySep™ magnetic particles be removed after enrichment?

No, but due to the small size of these particles, they will not interfere with downstream applications.

Can I alter the separation time in the magnet?

Yes; however, this may impact the kit's performance. The provided EasySep™ protocols have already been optimized to balance purity, recovery and time spent on the isolation.

For positive selection, can I perform more than 3 separations to increase purity?

Yes, the purity of targeted cells will increase with additional rounds of separations; however, cell recovery will decrease.

How does the binding of the EasySep™ magnetic particle affect the cells? is the function of positively selected cells altered by the bound particles?

Hundreds of publications have used cells selected with EasySep™ positive selection kits for functional studies. Our in-house experiments also confirm that selected cells are not functionally altered by the EasySep™ magnetic particles.

If particle binding is a key concern, we offer two options for negative selection. The EasySep™ negative selection kits can isolate untouched cells with comparable purities, while RosetteSep™ can isolate untouched cells directly from whole blood without using particles or magnets.

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