EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Kit

Immunomagnetic negative selection cell isolation kit

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EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Kit

Immunomagnetic negative selection cell isolation kit

From: 935 USD
Catalog #
19255_C
Immunomagnetic negative selection cell isolation kit

Product Advantages


  • Fast, easy-to-use and column-free

  • Up to 97% purity

  • Isolated cells are untouched

What's Included

  • EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Kit (Catalog #19255)
    • EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Cocktail, 1 mL
    • EasySep™ Magnetic Particles, 3 x 1 mL
  • RoboSep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Kit (Catalog #19255RF)
    • EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Cocktail, 1 mL
    • EasySep™ Magnetic Particles, 3 x 1 mL
    • RoboSep™ Buffer (Catalog #20104)
    • RoboSep™ Filter Tips (Catalog #20125)
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Overview

The EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Kit is designed to isolate gamma/delta T cells from fresh or previously frozen peripheral blood mononuclear cells by negative selection. Unwanted cells are targeted for removal with Tetrameric Antibody Complexes recognizing non-gamma/delta T cells and dextran-coated magnetic particles. The labeled cells are separated using the EasySep™ magnet without the use of columns. The desired cells are poured off into a new tube. To obtain a custom kit optimized for culture-expanded PBMCs, contact STEMCELL Technologies’ Technical Support at techsupport@stemcell.com.
Magnet Compatibility
• EasySep™ Magnet (Catalog #18000)
• “The Big Easy” EasySep™ Magnet (Catalog #18001)
• Easy 50 EasySep™ Magnet (Catalog #18002)
• RoboSep™-S (Catalog #21000)
Subtype
Cell Isolation Kits
Cell Type
T Cells, T Cells, Other Subsets
Species
Human
Sample Source
Leukapheresis, PBMC
Selection Method
Negative
Application
Cell Isolation
Brand
EasySep, RoboSep
Area of Interest
Immunology

Data Figures

Typical EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Profile

Figure 1. Typical EasySep™ Human Gamma/Delta T Cell Isolation Profile

Starting with fresh PBMCs, the gamma/delta TCR+CD3+ cell content of the isolated fraction typically ranges from 90 - 97%. In the above example, the purities of the start and final isolated fractions are 2.5% and 92.9%, 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.

Publications (1)

Targeted glycan degradation potentiates the anticancer immune response in vivo. M. A. Gray et al. Nature chemical biology 2020 dec

Abstract

Currently approved immune checkpoint inhibitor therapies targeting the PD-1 and CTLA-4 receptor pathways are powerful treatment options for certain cancers; however, most patients across cancer types still fail to respond. Consequently, there is interest in discovering and blocking alternative pathways that mediate immune suppression. One such mechanism is an upregulation of sialoglycans in malignancy, which has been recently shown to inhibit immune cell activation through multiple mechanisms and therefore represents a targetable glycoimmune checkpoint. Since these glycans are not canonically druggable, we designed an $\alpha$HER2 antibody-sialidase conjugate that potently and selectively strips diverse sialoglycans from breast cancer cells. In syngeneic breast cancer models, desialylation enhanced immune cell infiltration and activation and prolonged the survival of mice, an effect that was dependent on expression of the Siglec-E checkpoint receptor found on tumor-infiltrating myeloid cells. Thus, antibody-sialidase conjugates represent a promising modality for glycoimmune checkpoint therapy.

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