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Establishment of a Transformation Coupled in vitro End Joining Assay to Estimate Radiosensitivity in Tumor Cells

Establishment of a Transformation Coupled in vitro End Joining Assay to Estimate Radiosensitivity in Tumor Cells

Right here, we current a modified in vitro end-joining (EJ) assay to quantify EJ capability, accuracy in addition to pathway change to different end-joining (Alt-EJ) or single strand annealing (SSA). A novel transformation assay was established to particularly measure round restore merchandise, which correlate with classical EJ effectivity.
The EJ assay was validated utilizing EJ-deficient mammalian cell strains (Ku80, DNA-PKcs, LigIV, or XRCC4 mutants). A pathway change to Alt-EJ and SSA was seen completely in Ku-deficient cells. Round EJ product formation correlated with cell survival and DSB restore capability after X-irradiation.
Investigation of 14 HNSCC cell strains revealed variations within the complete EJ capability however a broader variation within the quantity of round restore merchandise. Sequencing of restore junctions in HNSCC cells demonstrated a predominance of high-fidelity EJ and an avoidance of each Alt-EJ and SSA.
A big correlation was noticed between the quantity of round restore merchandise, restore of IR-induced DSB and radiosensitivity.
Collectively, these knowledge point out that the introduced in vitro-EJ-assay cannot solely estimate the restore capability of most cancers cells to allow the stratification into radiosensitive or radioresistant, however may also determine restore pathway deregulation reminiscent of a change to Alt-EJ or SSA, which allows tumor focusing on.

Comparability of In Vitro Cell Transformation Assay Utilizing Murine Fibroblasts and Human Keratinocytes.

The in vitro cell transformation assays (CTA) have been carried out utilizing BALB/3T3 murine fibroblasts and HaCaT human keratinocytes as a way to consider concordance between each in vitro CTAs and carcinogenicity with compounds differing of their genotoxic and carcinogenic potential.
Six take a look at articles have been evaluated, two every from three lessons of compounds: genotoxic carcinogens (2-amino-5-nitrophenol and 4-nitroquinoline-N-oxide), genotoxic noncarcinogens (8-hydroxyquinoline and benzyl alcohol), and nongenotoxic carcinogens (methyl carbamate and N-nitrosodiphenylamine). Any foci of dimension ≥ 2 mm no matter invasiveness and piling was scored as constructive in CTA with BALB/3T3.
As anticipated, 4 carcinogens no matter their genotoxicity had constructive outcomes in two-stage CTA utilizing BALB/3T3 cells. Nevertheless, of the 2 genotoxic noncarcinogens, benzyl alcohol was constructive CTA discovering. We concluded that, of the 6 chemical compounds examined, the sensitivity for BALB/3T3 system was fairly excessive, being 100%.
The respective specificity for BALB/3T3 assay was 50%. We additionally investigated the correlation between outcomes of BALB/3T3 assay and outcomes from HaCaT assay as a way to develop a dependable human cell transformation assay. Nevertheless, analysis of staining at later time factors past the confluency stage didn’t yield additional assessable knowledge as a result of most of HaCaT cells have been indifferent after 2~Three days of confluency.
Thus, after take a look at article therapy, HaCaT cells have been cut up earlier than huge cell demise started. On this modified protocol for this HaCaT system, rising hooked up colonies have been counted as an alternative of reworked foci Three weeks since final subculture. In comparison with BALB/3T3 assay, HaCaT assay confirmed reasonable low sensitivity and excessive specificity.
Regardless of these variations in specificity and sensitivity, each cell programs did exhibit similar good concordance between in vitro CTA and rodent carcinogenicity findings (total 83% concordant outcomes). At current the main weak spot of those in vitro CTA is lack of validation for regulatory acceptance and use. Thus, extra managed research can be wanted as a way to be higher capable of assess and quantitatively estimate in vitro CTA knowledge.

In Vitro Osteoinductivity Assay of Hydroxylapatite Scaffolds, Obtained with Biomorphic Transformation Processes, Assessed Utilizing Human Adipose Stem Cell Cultures

On this research, the in vitro biocompatibility and osteoinductive means of a not too long ago developed biomorphic hydroxylapatite ceramic scaffold (B-HA) derived from transformation of wooden buildings have been analyzed utilizing human adipose stem cells (hASCs). Cell viability and metabolic exercise have been evaluated in hASCs, parental cells and in recombinant genetically engineered hASC-eGFP cells expressing the inexperienced fluorescence protein.
B-HA osteoinductivity properties, reminiscent of differentially expressed genes (DEG) concerned within the skeletal growth pathway, osteocalcin (OCN) protein expression and mineral matrix deposition in hASCs, have been evaluated.
In vitro induction of osteoblastic genes, reminiscent of Alkaline phosphatase (ALPL), Bone gamma-carboxyglutamate (gla) protein (BGLAP), SMAD member of the family 3 (SMAD3), Sp7 transcription issue (SP7) and Reworking progress issue, beta 3 (TGFB3) and Tumor necrosis issue (ligand) superfamily, member 11 (TNFSF11)/Receptor activator of NF-κB (RANK) ligand (RANKL), concerned in osteoclast differentiation, was undertaken in cells grown on B-HA.
Chondrogenic transcription issue SRY (intercourse figuring out area Y)-box 9 (SOX9), examined up-regulated in hASCs grown on the B-HA scaffold. Gene expression enhancement within the skeletal growth pathway was detected in hASCs utilizing B-HA in comparison with sintered hydroxylapatite (S-HA). OCN protein expression and calcium deposition have been elevated in hASCs grown on B-HA as compared with the management.
This research demonstrates the biocompatibility of the novel biomorphic B-HA scaffold and its potential use in osteogenic differentiation for hASCs. Our knowledge spotlight the relevance of B-HA for bone regeneration functions.
 Establishment of a Transformation Coupled in vitro End Joining Assay to Estimate Radiosensitivity in Tumor Cells

The transformics assay: first steps for the event of an built-in method to analyze the malignant cell transformation in vitro.

The event of different strategies to animal testing is a precedence within the context of regulatory toxicology. Carcinogenesis is a discipline the place the demand for different strategies is especially excessive. The usual rodent carcinogenicity bioassay requires a big use of animals, excessive prices, extended period and exhibits a number of limitations, which might have an effect on the comprehension of the human relevance of animal carcinogenesis.
The cell transformation assay (CTA) has lengthy been debated as a doable in vitro take a look at to check carcinogenesis. This assay offers an simply detectable endpoint of oncotransformation, which can be utilized to anchor the publicity to the acquisition of the malignant phenotype. Nevertheless, the present protocols don’t present data on both molecular key occasions supporting the carcinogenesis course of, nor the mechanism of motion of the take a look at chemical compounds.
With a view to enhance the usage of this assay within the built-in testing technique for carcinogenesis, we developed the transformics technique, which mixes the CTA and transcriptomics, to focus on the molecular steps resulting in in vitro malignant transformation.
We studied 3-methylcholanthrene (3-MCA), a genotoxic chemical capable of induce in vitro cell transformation, at each remodeling and subtransforming concentrations in BALB/c 3T3 cells and evaluated the gene modulation at crucial steps of the experimental protocol.

CytoSelect Cell Transformation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible), Colorimetric

CBA-135 96 assays
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Description: CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assays (Cell Recovery Compatible) provide a robust system for detecting transformed cells, screening cell transformation inhibitors, and determining in vitro drug sensitivity. A proprietary modified soft agar matrix allows you to either quantify cells using the included fluorescent dye, or recover the cells for further analysis.

CytoSelect Cell Transformation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible), Colorimetric

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Description: CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assays (Cell Recovery Compatible) provide a robust system for detecting transformed cells, screening cell transformation inhibitors, and determining in vitro drug sensitivity. A proprietary modified soft agar matrix allows you to either quantify cells using the included fluorescent dye, or recover the cells for further analysis.

CytoSelect Cell Transformation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible), Fluorometric

CBA-140 96 assays
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Description: CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assays (Cell Recovery Compatible) provide a robust system for detecting transformed cells, screening cell transformation inhibitors, and determining in vitro drug sensitivity. A proprietary modified soft agar matrix allows you to either quantify cells using the included fluorescent dye, or recover the cells for further analysis.

CytoSelect Cell Transformation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible), Fluorometric

CBA-140-5 5 x 96 assays
EUR 3483
Description: CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assays (Cell Recovery Compatible) provide a robust system for detecting transformed cells, screening cell transformation inhibitors, and determining in vitro drug sensitivity. A proprietary modified soft agar matrix allows you to either quantify cells using the included fluorescent dye, or recover the cells for further analysis.

CytoSelect Cell Transformation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible), Colorimetric, Trial Size

CBA-135-T 24 assays
EUR 432
Description: CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assays (Cell Recovery Compatible) provide a robust system for detecting transformed cells, screening cell transformation inhibitors, and determining in vitro drug sensitivity. A proprietary modified soft agar matrix allows you to either quantify cells using the included fluorescent dye, or recover the cells for further analysis.

CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible, Fluorometric), Trial Size

CBA-140-T 24 assays
EUR 456
Description: CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assays (Cell Recovery Compatible) provide a robust system for detecting transformed cells, screening cell transformation inhibitors, and determining in vitro drug sensitivity. A proprietary modified soft agar matrix allows you to either quantify cells using the included fluorescent dye, or recover the cells for further analysis.

Cell Transformation Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

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Cell Transformation Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

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EUR 599

CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assay (Soft Agar Colony Formation), Trial Size

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EUR 386
Description: Our CytoSelect 96-Well Cell Transformation Assay (Soft Agar Colony Formation) is suitable for measuring cell transformation where no downstream analysis is required. Cells are incubated in a semisolid agar medium for 7-8 days. The cells are then solubilized, lysed and detected using the included fluorescent dye in a fluorometric plate reader.

Collagen-based Cell Contraction Assay

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Description: Cell Biolabs? Collagen-based Contraction Assay Kit provides a simple system to assess cell contractivity in vitro and screen cell contraction mediators. Each kit provides sufficient quantities to perform up to 24 assays in a 24-well plate. The kit can be also used in culturing cells in 3D collagen matrix.

CytoSelect MTT Cell Proliferation Assay

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Description: Cell Biolabs? CytoSelect MTT Cell Proliferation Assay provides a colorimetric format for measuring and monitoring cell proliferation.  The kit contains sufficient reagents for the evaluation of 960 assays in 96-well plates or 192 assays in 24-well plates.  Cells can be plated and then treated with compounds or agents that affect proliferation.  Cells are then detected with the proliferation reagent, which is converted in live cells from the yellow tetrazole MTT to the purple formazan form by a cellular reductase (Figure 1).  An increase in cell proliferation is accompanied by an increased signal, while a decrease in cell proliferation (and signal) can indicate the toxic effects of compounds or suboptimal culture conditions.  The assay principles are basic and can be applied to most eukaryotic cell lines, including adherent and non-adherent cells and certain tissues.  This cell proliferation reagent can be used to detect proliferation in bacteria, yeast, fungi, protozoa as well as cultured mammalian and piscine cells.

Radius 24-Well Cell Migration Assay

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Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

Radius 24-Well Cell Migration Assay

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EUR 1969
Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

Radius 96-Well Cell Migration Assay

CBA-126 96 assays
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Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

Radius 96-Well Cell Migration Assay

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Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

Radius 384-Well Cell Migration Assay

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Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

Radius 384-Well Cell Migration Assay

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EUR 2335
Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

CytoSelect Cell Viability and Cytotoxicity Assay

CBA-240 96 assays
EUR 392
Description: The CytoSelect Cell Viability and Cytotoxicity Assay Kit provides a simple format for monitoring cell viability via metabolic activity. Live cells are detected with either MTT (colorimetric detection) or Calcein AM (fluorometric detection). Dead cells are detected by EthD-1 reagent (fluorometric). All 3 detection reagents are included, along with Saponin (a cell death initiator). Prior to the assay, cells may be treated with compounds or agents that affect cell viability. This kit is suitable for eukaryotic cells, not yeast or bacteria.

CytoSelect Cell Proliferation Assay Reagent (Fluorometric)

CBA-250 10 mL
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Description: Cell Biolabs? CytoSelect Cell Proliferation Assay Reagent (Fluorometric) provides a fluorometric format for measuring and monitoring cell proliferation. Cells can be plated and then treated with compounds or agents that affect proliferation.  Cells are then incubated with the proliferation reagent.  Upon entering metabolically active live cells, the non-fluorescent proliferation reagent is converted into a bright red fluorescent form. An increase in cell proliferation is accompanied by increased fluorescent signal, while a decrease in cell proliferation (and signal) can indicate the toxic effects of compounds or suboptimal culture conditions.  The assay principles are basic and can be applied to most eukaryotic cell lines, including adherent and non-adherent cells and certain tissues.  This cell proliferation reagent can be used to detect proliferation in bacteria, yeast, fungi, protozoa as well as cultured mammalian and piscine cells. The kit contains sufficient reagents for the evaluation of 960 assays in ten 96-well plates or 192 assays in eight 24-well plates.

CytoSelect Cell Proliferation Assay Reagent (Colorimetric)

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Description: Cell Biolabs? CytoSelect WST-1 Cell Proliferation Assay Reagent provides a colorimetric format for measuring and monitoring cell proliferation.  The 10 mL volume is sufficient for the evaluation of 960 assays in ten 96-well plates or 192 assays in eight 24-well plates.  Cells can be plated and then treated with compounds or agents that affect proliferation.  Cells are then detected with the proliferation reagent, which is converted in live cells from WST-1 to the formazan form in the presence of cellular NADH and an electron mediator. An increase in cell proliferation is accompanied by increased signal, while a decrease in cell proliferation (and signal) can indicate the toxic effects of compounds or suboptimal culture conditions.  The assay principles are basic and can be applied to most eukaryotic cell lines, including adherent and non-adherent cells and certain tissues.  This cell proliferation reagent can be used to detect proliferation in bacteria, yeast, fungi, protozoa as well as cultured mammalian and piscine cells.

Radius 48-Well Cell Migration Assay

CBA-5037 48 assays
EUR 519
Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

Radius 48-Well Cell Migration Assay

CBA-5037-5 5 x 48 assays
EUR 2045
Description: The Radius Cell Migration Assay provides a unique alternative to conventional cell migration assays using the Boyden chamber. Unlike Boyden chamber assays which may only be analyzed at endpoint, the Radius assay uses a proprietary cell culture plate containing a carefully-defined biocompatible hydrogel (Radius gel) spot centralized at the bottom of each well. When cells are seeded in the well, they will attach everywhere except on the Radius gel, creating a cell-free zone. Following cell seeding the Radius gel is removed, allowing migratory cells to move across the area and close the gap.

StemTAG Stem Cell Colony Formation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible)

CBA-325 96 assays
EUR 856
Description: Our StemTAG 96-Well Stem Cell Colony Formation Assay provides a high-throughput method to quantify ES cells in just 7-10 days, and no manual cell counting is required. Once colonies are formed, they may be analyzed in three different ways: 1. Lyse cells, then quantify in a fluorescence plate reader using dye included in the kit; 2. Lyse cells, then quantify alkaline phosphatase activity using reagents provided; or 3. Recover colonies from matrix for further culture or analysis.

StemTAG Stem Cell Colony Formation Assay (Cell Recovery Compatible)

CBA-325-5 5 x 96 assays
EUR 3361
Description: Our StemTAG 96-Well Stem Cell Colony Formation Assay provides a high-throughput method to quantify ES cells in just 7-10 days, and no manual cell counting is required. Once colonies are formed, they may be analyzed in three different ways: 1. Lyse cells, then quantify in a fluorescence plate reader using dye included in the kit; 2. Lyse cells, then quantify alkaline phosphatase activity using reagents provided; or 3. Recover colonies from matrix for further culture or analysis.

CytoSelect 24-well Cell Invasion Assay, Colorimetric

CBA-110 12 assays
EUR 595
Description: The ability of malignant tumor cells to invade normal surrounding tissue contributes in large part to the morbidity and mortality of cancers. Cell invasion requires several distinct cellular functions including adhesion, motility, detachment, and extracellular matrix proteolysis. Our CytoSelect Cell Invasion Assays utilize precoated inserts to assay the invasive properties of tumor cells. Invasive cells can be quantified in 24-well plates on either a standard microplate reader or a fluorescence plate reader. Inserts are precoated on the top of the membrane with ECM matrix gel (basement membrane), a protein mix isolated from EHS tumor cells.

CytoSelect 48-Well Cell Contraction Assay Kit

CBA-5021 48 assays
EUR 635
Description: Cell Biolabs? Cell Contraction Assays (Floating Matrix Model) provide a simple, in vitro system to assess cell contractivity and screen cell contraction mediators. The proprietary Cell Contraction Plate eliminates the matrix releasing step of the conventional contraction assay, providing a faster, higher-throughput method to assess cell contraction.

CytoSelect 48-well Cell Adhesion Assay (Fibronectin, Colorimetric)

CBA-050 48 assays
EUR 427
Description: Cell adhesion is a complex process involved in migration/invasion, embryogenesis, wound healing and tissue remodeling. Cells adhere to the extracellular matrix, forming complexes with cytoskeleton components that can affect cell motility, differentiation, proliferation, and survival. Our CytoSelect 48-Well Cell Adhesion Assays provide a fully quantitative method for the evaluation of cell adhesion. The 48-well plate is precoated with Fibronectin.
The outcomes gave proof for the potential key function of the immune system and the doable involvement of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) pathway because the preliminary steps of the in vitro transformation course of induced by 3-MCA, suggesting that the initiating occasions are associated to non-genotoxic mechanisms.

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