MIP-2 Reporter – HEK293 Cell Line

Product code: 14-103ACL

Application : Functional Assay

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The MIP-2 reporter cell line is a stably transfected HEK 293 cell line which expresses Renilla luciferase reporter gene under the transcriptional control of the MIP-2 promoter. Macrophage inflammatory protein 2 (MIP-2) is a small cytokine that belongs to the C-X-C chemokine family and is also known as CXCL2. MIP-2 is one of the major proinflammatory cytokines, which is induced by innate immune receptors such TLRs and Nods, and also mediates LPS-induced osteoclastogenesis. The MIP-2 induction by phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA) is shown in Figures 1. 

Content : Each vial contains 2 ~ 3 x 10^6 cells in 1 ml of 90% FBS + 10% DMSO.
Storage condition : Immediately upon receipt, store in liquid nitrogen.

Application:

  • Monitor the MIP-2 induction activity.
  • Screen for activators or inhibitors of the MIP-2 signaling pathway. 

Culture conditions:

Cells should be grown at 37oC with 5% CO2 using DMEM medium supplemented with 10% FBS and 1% Pen/Strep, plus 3 µg/ml of Puromycin.
 
It is recommended to quickly thaw the frozen cells upon receipt or from liquid nitrogen in a 37oC water-bath, transfer to a tube containing 10 ml of growth medium without Puromycin, spin down cells, resuspend cells in pre-warmed growth medium without Puromycin, transfer resuspended cells to T25 flask and culture in 37oC-CO2 incubator. 
 
Leave the T25 flask in the incubator for 2~4 days without disturbing or changing the medium until cells completely recover viability and become adherent. Once cells are over 90% adherent, remove growth medium and passage the cells through trypsinization and centrifugation. At first passage, switch to growth medium containing Puromycin. Cells should be split before they reach complete confluence.
 
To passage the cells, detach cells from culture vessel with Trypsin/EDTA, add complete growth medium and transfer to a tube, spin down cells, resuspend cells and seed appropriate aliquots of cells suspension into new culture vessels. Subcultivation ration = 1:10 to 1:20 weekly.
 

Functional validation:
 
A. Response of MIP-2 Leeporter™ – HEK293 cells to phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA).
 
1. Harvest MIP-2 Leeporter™ – HEK293 cells and seed cells into a white solid-bottom 96-well microplate in 100 µl of growth medium at 5 x 10^4 cells/well. 
 
2. Incubate cells at 37oC in a CO2 incubator for overnight.
 
3. The next day, stimulate cells with different concentrations of PMA. 
 
4. Incubate at 37oC in a CO2 incubator for 6-16 hours.
 
5. Add 50 µl of  luciferase assay reagent (Abeomics, Cat #17-1101) per well. 
 
6. Incubate at room temperature for 1-5 minutes and measure luminescence using a microplate luminometer.
 


MIP-2 Reporter – HEK293 Cell Line

Product code: 14-103ACL
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