293T/17 SF [HEK 293T/17 SF]
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Cells contain Adenovirus
ATCC highly recommends that appropriate personal protective equipment is always used when handling vials. For cultures that require storage in liquid nitrogen, it is important to note that some vials may leak when submersed in liquid nitrogen and will slowly fill with liquid nitrogen. Upon thawing, the conversion of the liquid nitrogen back to its gas phase may result in the vial exploding or blowing off its cap with dangerous force creating flying debris. Unless necessary, ATCC recommends that these cultures be stored in the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen rather than submersed in liquid nitrogen.
The cells constitutively express the temperature-sensitive SV40 T antigen that allows for episomal replication of transfected plasmids containing the SV40 origin of replication. This feature increases protein expression levels by permitting more plasmid copies to persist in the transiently transfected cells. Expression vectors containing the human cytomegalovirus (CMV) promoter have been shown to achieve high levels of protein expression in 293T/17 cell line.
Transient transfections can be performed at small and large scale. High transfection efficiencies and protein yields have been demonstrated in this cell line. ATCC recommends passaging thawed cells at least twice prior to transfection to ensure optimal viability. Prior to transfection (24 hours), seed cells at a density of 8 x 105 cells/mL.
To ensure the highest level of viability, thaw the vial and initiate the culture as soon as possible upon receipt. If, upon arrival, continued storage of the frozen culture is necessary, it should be stored in liquid nitrogen vapor phase and not at -80°C. Storage at -80°C will result in loss of viability.1. Rapidly thaw cells by placing the cryovial in a 37°C water bath, swirling gently. Remove the cryovial from the water bath when only a few ice crystals are remaining.
Subculture cells at log phase (when cells are ready for passaging, i.e., every 2-3 days, and are approximately 2 x 106 cells/mL). Pre-warm fresh growth medium prior to use. Swirl the flask gently to evenly distribute cells in medium. Remove a small volume of cells from the flask and perform cell count.
1. Seed at 5x105 cells/mL for a 2 day subculture and 4x105 cells/mL for a 3 day subculture (weekend)
2. To maintain high cell viability, prior to seeding, centrifuge cells for 5min at 170x g
3. Discard spent media and re-suspend cell pellet in pre-warmed fresh complete growth media
4. Pipette cells gently to break aggregates
Note: Slight aggregates may be observed, but they are easily dispersed with minimal pipetting and do not impact the performance of the cell line. Alternately, appropriate amount of fresh media maybe added directly into the flask to adjust cell seeding density. However, cell viability might be slightly compromised and decreased by 5%.
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