- Gene editing
- Fluorescent proteins
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- ProteoTuner protein control systems
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- Mammalian expression plasmids
LymphoONE T-Cell Expansion Xeno-Free Medium
LymphoONE T-Cell Expansion Xeno-Free Medium is specifically formulated for expansion and transduction of human T lymphocytes. It has been optimized to enable efficient T-cell proliferation with or without the addition of human serum or plasma. LymphoONE medium contains no protein other than pharmaceutical-grade human serum albumin and recombinant human insulin, and provides superior performance relative to other commonly used xeno-free media.
LymphoONE T-Cell Expansion Xeno-Free Medium is specifically formulated for expansion and transduction of human T lymphocytes. It has been optimized to enable efficient T-cell proliferation with or without the addition of human serum or plasma. LymphoONE medium contains no proteins other than pharmaceutical-grade human serum albumin and recombinant human insulin, and provides superior performance relative to other commonly used xeno-free media.
Conventional culture systems typically require the addition of serum (or plasma) in order to achieve sufficient quantities of T cells for clinical research applications, but the availability of autologous serum varies, and it has been demonstrated that T cells expanded in the absence of serum can offer improved therapeutic performance (Janetzki et al. 2010; Medvec et al. 2018). By enabling robust expansion in the absence of human serum or plasma, LymphoONE medium is well-suited for immunotherapy research involving T cells.
T-cell activation using LymphoONE T-Cell Expansion Xeno-Free Medium in combination with anti-CD3 antibody, IL-2, and RetroNectin reagent results in enhanced T-cell expansion and yields higher proportions of naïve T cells relative to approaches employing IL-2 in combination with anti-CD3 and anti-CD28 antibodies.
As demonstrated by the data below, expansion in LymphoONE medium also yields higher proportions of naïve T cells as compared to other commonly used media, with or without the addition of serum.
- Xeno-free medium that enables efficient T-cell expansion with or without the addition of serum or plasma
- Supplemented with human serum albumin, recombinant human insulin, L-glutamine, and streptomycin
- Endotoxin tested (endotoxin <0.3 EU/ml)
- Compatible with CultiLife culture bags for large-scale expansion of T cells
- Anti-CD3/IL-2 T-cell activation in the presence of RetroNectin reagent* enhances proliferation and leads to a higher proportion of naïve T cells
*T-cell expansion by RetroNectin stimulation for uses other than research requires a license from Takara Bio Inc. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
- Expansion of T cells
- Gene transfer by lentiviral or retroviral transduction
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Janetzki, S. et al. Performance of serum-supplemented and serum-free media in IFNgamma Elispot Assays for human T cells. Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 59, 609–18 (2010).
Medvec, A. R. et al. Improved expansion and in vivo function of patient T cells by a serum-free medium. Mol. Ther. Methods Clin. Dev. 8, 65–74 (2018).
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