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THP-1 GAS-Luc2

TIB-202-GAS-LUC2

Product category
Human cells
Product type
Cell model
Reporter-labeled cell
Organism
Homo sapiens, human
Morphology
monocyte
Tissue
Peripheral blood
Disease
Acute monocytic leukemia
Applications
3D cell culture
High-throughput screening
Assay development
Immune system disorder research
Immunology
Product format
Frozen
Storage conditions
Vapor phase of liquid nitrogen
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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.

Required Products

These products are vital for the proper use of this item and have been confirmed as effective in supporting functionality. If you use alternative products, the quality and effectiveness of the item may be affected.

RPMI-1640 Medium

30-2001

Price: $22.00 ea

Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS)

30-2020

Price: $645.00 ea

Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO)

4-X

Price: $49.00 ea

Detailed product information

General

Specific applications
Enabling sensitive and quantitative assessment of signal transduction makes this reporter cell line ideal for in vitro bioluminescence assays to study signaling pathways, development of new drugs, and safety evaluation of new chemicals and drugs.

Characteristics

Cells per vial
6.0 to 8.0 x 106
Volume
1.0 mL
Growth properties
Suspension
Age
1 year
Gender
Male
Comments
THP-1 cell line (ATCC TIB-202) is commonly used to study monocyte and macrophage activities, functions, innate immune mechanisms and signaling pathways. This luciferase reporter cell line was derived from parental line TIB-202 by stably expressing firefly luciferase gene (luc2) under control of a gamma -activated site (GAS) promoter. This cell line was established through lentiviral transduction and single cell cloning. The cells, upon stimulation, express high levels of enzymatically active luciferase protein, which can be detected via in vitro bioluminescence assays. This reporter cell line is useful for monitoring the activity of interferon gamma-induced signal transduction pathways.

Handling information

Unpacking and storage instructions
  1. Check all containers for leakage or breakage.
  2. Remove the frozen cells from the dry ice packaging and immediately place the cells at a temperature below ­-130°C, preferably in liquid nitrogen vapor, until ready for use.
Complete medium
The base medium for this cell line is ATCC-formulated RPMI-1640 Medium (ATCC 30-2001). To make the complete growth medium, add the following components to the base medium:
  • Fetal bovine serum (FBS; ATCC 30-2020) to a final concentration of 10%
  • Puromycin to a final concentration of 1 µg/mL
  • 2-Mercaptoethanol to a final concentration of .05 mM

Temperature
37°C
Atmosphere
95% Air, 5% CO2
Handling procedure
To insure 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 -70°C.  Storage at -70°C will result in loss of viability.

  1. Thaw the vial by gentle agitation in a 37°C water bath. To reduce the possibility of contamination, keep the O-ring and cap out of the water.  Thawing should be rapid (approximately 2 minutes).
  2. Remove the vial from the water bath as soon as the contents are thawed, and decontaminate by dipping in or spraying with 70% ethanol. All of the operations from this point on should be carried out under strict aseptic conditions.
  3. Transfer the vial contents to a centrifuge tube containing 9.0 mL complete culture medium and spin at approximately 125 x g for 8 to 12 minutes.
  4. Resuspend cell pellet with the recommended complete medium (see the specific batch information for the culture recommended dilution ratio) and dispense into a 25 cm2 or a 75 cm2 culture flask.  It is important to avoid excessive alkalinity of the medium during recovery of the cells.  It is suggested that, prior to the addition of the vial contents, the culture vessel containing the complete growth medium be placed into the incubator for at least 15 minutes to allow the medium to reach its normal pH (7.0 to 7.6).
  5. Incubate the culture at 37°C in a suitable incubator.  A 5% CO2 in air atmosphere is recommended if using the medium described on this product sheet.
Subculturing procedure
Cultures can be maintained by addition or replacement of fresh medium. Alternatively, cultures can be established by centrifugation with subsequent resuspension at 2 to 4 X 105 viable cells/mL. Subculture when cell concentration reaches 8 X 105 cells/mL. Do not allow the cell concentration to exceed 1 X 106 cells/mL. Corning® T-75 flasks (catalog #431464) are recommended for subculturing this product.

Medium Renewal: Add fresh medium every 2 to 3 days (depending on cell density).
Reagents for cryopreservation
Complete growth medium supplemented with 5% (v/v) DMSO (ATCC 4-X)

Quality control specifications

Bacterial and fungal testing
Not detected
Mycoplasma contamination
Not detected
Virus testing
Hepatitis B virus (HBV): Not detected
Cytomegalovirus (CMV): Not detected
Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV): Not detected
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV): Not detected
Human papillomavirus (HPV): Not detected
Functional tests
Luciferase assay: ≥ 10-fold increase in activity, basal to stimulation
Population doubling time
Approximately 72 hrs
STR profiling
Amelogenin: X,Y
CSF1PO: 11,13
D13S317: 13
D16S539: 11,12
D5S818: 11,12
D7S820: 10
THO1: 8,9.3
TPOX: 8,11
vWA: 16

History

Depositors
ATCC
Year of origin
2020

Legal disclaimers

Intended use
This product is intended for laboratory research use only. It is not intended for any animal or human therapeutic use, any human or animal consumption, or any diagnostic use.
Warranty

The product is provided 'AS IS' and the viability of ATCC® products is warranted for 30 days from the date of shipment, provided that the customer has stored and handled the product according to the information included on the product information sheet, website, and Certificate of Analysis. For living cultures, ATCC lists the media formulation and reagents that have been found to be effective for the product. While other unspecified media and reagents may also produce satisfactory results, a change in the ATCC and/or depositor-recommended protocols may affect the recovery, growth, and/or function of the product. If an alternative medium formulation or reagent is used, the ATCC warranty for viability is no longer valid.  Except as expressly set forth herein, no other warranties of any kind are provided, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, manufacture according to cGMP standards, typicality, safety, accuracy, and/or noninfringement.

Disclaimers

This product is intended for laboratory research use only. It is not intended for any animal or human therapeutic use, any human or animal consumption, or any diagnostic use. Any proposed commercial use is prohibited without a license from ATCC.

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Please see the material transfer agreement (MTA) for further details regarding the use of this product. The MTA is available at www.atcc.org.

Permits & Restrictions

Material Transfer Agreement Addendum for Screening Applications

For-profit organizations
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Email the signed addendum to [email protected] with a reference to both your account and sales order numbers. Once received, your addendum will be reviewed, and this item will be released for shipment if all requirements are met. Additional fees may apply if this product is being used for a screening use (ATCC ACS-2103F), and these fees will be applied after your order is confirmed. If you need assistance with your order, please contact our Customer Care team or your applicable distributor.

Import Permit for the State of Hawaii

If shipping to the U.S. state of Hawaii, you must provide either an import permit or documentation stating that an import permit is not required. We cannot ship this item until we receive this documentation. Contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA), Plant Industry Division, Plant Quarantine Branch to determine if an import permit is required.

This material is subject to the following restrictions in addition to those outlined in the ATCC Material Transfer Agreement:

  1. Luciferase Label License 

For information on obtaining additional rights, please contact:

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References

Curated Citations

Brasier AR, et al. Optimized use of the firefly luciferase assay as a reporter gene in mammalian cell lines. Biotechniques 7(10): 1116-22, 1989. PubMed: 2698191

Grewal T, et al. Identification of a γ-interferon-responsive element in the promoter of the human macrophage scavenger receptor A gene. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21: 825-31, 2001. PubMed: 11348881

Tsukada J, et al. A novel STAT-like factor mediates lipopolysaccharides, interleukin 1 (IL-1), and IL-6 signaling and recognizes a gamma interferon activation site-like element in the IL1B gene. Mol Cell Biol 16(5): 2183-94, 1996. PubMed: 8628285

Tsuchiya S, et al. Establishment and characterization of a human acute monocytic leukemia cell line (THP-1). Int. J. Cancer 26: 171-176, 1980. PubMed: 6970727

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