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Cancer immunotherapy: Macrophage-mediated phagocytosis

Oct 27, 2016

In a recent study the secreted glycoprotein thrombospondin 1 (TSP1) was shown to be a positive modulator of innate antitumor immunity by increasing M1 macrophage recruitment and stimulating reactive oxygen species (ROS)-mediated tumor cell killing. These conclusions were drawn, in part, by using xCELLigence RTCA impedance monitoring to evaluate the effect of TSP1 on macrophage/ monocyte activity when co-cultured with MDA-MB-231 breast adenocarcinoma target cells. The % cytolysis data clearly indicate that the tumoricidal activity of both differentiated U937 human monocytes and activated ANA-1 murine macrophages  are enhanced in the presence of TSP1.

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ACEA manufactures xCELLigence impedance-based, label-free, real time cell analysis system and NovoCyte flow cytometers.

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A unique, portable, impedance-based system for cell-based assays, such as cell growth, proliferation, cytotoxicity, adhesion and morphological dynamics

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The RTCA DP Analyzer has three integrated stations for E-Plates 16 or CIM-Plates 16

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Located inside a tissue culture incubator, it is capable of switching any one of the wells on the E-Plate 96 to the RTCA Analyzer for impedance measurement

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Located inside a tissue culture incubator, it is capable of switching any one of the wells on any of six E-Plates to the RTCA Analyzer for impedance measurement

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Instrument can be integrated with automated liquid handling platforms or a robotic plate handler from different vendors

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