iMatrix-511 SILK is recombinant human Laminin 511-E8 fragments expressed by transgenic silkworm cocoon. Laminin 511 is known to bind to Intergin α6β1 of the cell surface.
iMatrix-511 SILK can be used as cell culture matrix for various cell types including ES/iPS cells.
Product Size: 175 ug (175 ug x 1 pcs.)
Format: Liquid Solution (175 ug/vial @0.5 mg/mL), Solvent: PBS (-)
Storage temperature: 2-15 °C
The dissociation constant of the binding activity with integrin α6β1 is under 10nM.
1. Dilute the solution with sterile PBS (-). Coat dishes with 0.5 ug/cm². Add 2 mL of diluted iMatrix-511 solution to the well. The optimal coating concentration depends on cell lines from 0.1 to 1.5 ug/cm². (For example, when you use 6-well plate (9.6 cm²/well), add 9.6 ul of iMatrix-511 (4.8 ug) in 1.99 ml of PBS(-).)
2. Incubate for 1 hour at 37 °C, 3 hours at room temperature, or over night at 4 °C.
3. Remove remaining fluid from the coated surface. No rinse is needed.
4. Immediately plate the cells at desired density.
Notes: Don't allow the plate to dry. Briefly spin down all liquid in the tube before use. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
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