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The superior replacement for trypsin

Gibco TrypLE reagents are highly purified, recombinant cell-dissociation enzymes that replace porcine trypsin. These reagents are ideal for dissociating attachment-dependent cell lines in both serum-containing and serum-free conditions, and can be directly substituted for trypsin without protocol changes.

TrypLE reagents are:

  • Gentle on cells—protect your cell’s surface proteins
  • Stable at room temperature—no need to freeze means they’re ready when you need them
  • Animal origin–free—important if you’re looking for a product without animal-derived components
     

TrypLE Express reagent outperforms trypsin in preserving cell-surface epitope expression

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Jurkat cells were treated with 0.05% trypsin (A) or TrypLE Express reagent (B) for a period of up to 20 minutes. Cell-surface CD2 levels were then measured via flow cytometry with an APC-conjugated anti-CD2 monoclonal antibody. As demonstrated, cells treated with 0.05% trypsin show a clear time-dependent reduction in CD2 levels, those treated with TrypLE Express reagent exhibit no measurable CD2 loss.

Flow cytometry analysis: cell dissociation from mouse CNS tissue

Flow cytometry is an invaluable part of the scientist’s toolbox in the field of cell biology, providing a wealth of information. In one study, different cell dissociation reagents were compared and their impact on cell viability and membrane protein integrity assessed. The authors concluded that dissociation with TrypLE reagent is efficient and preserves both cell viability and cell-surface protein epitope integrity.

TrypLE reagent helps preserve cell viability

Cell viability is better with TrypLE reagent than with Accutase reagent​. Dissociation time: 10min; Viability (%) +/- SEM​. Adapted from data shown in Stem Cells, 25:1560 (2007). doi:10.1634/stemcells.2006-0260

TrypLE reagent helps preserve cell-surface epitopes

The CD24 epitope is retained with TrypLE whereas use of papain illustrates complete loss of the CD24 epitope (Adapted from data shown in Stem Cells, 25:1560 (2007). doi:10.1634/stemcells.2006-0260).

TrypLE Express reagent outperforms trypsin in preserving cell-surface epitope expression

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Jurkat cells were treated with 0.05% trypsin (A) or TrypLE Express reagent (B) for a period of up to 20 minutes. Cell-surface CD2 levels were then measured via flow cytometry with an APC-conjugated anti-CD2 monoclonal antibody. As demonstrated, cells treated with 0.05% trypsin show a clear time-dependent reduction in CD2 levels, those treated with TrypLE Express reagent exhibit no measurable CD2 loss.

Flow cytometry analysis: cell dissociation from mouse CNS tissue

Flow cytometry is an invaluable part of the scientist’s toolbox in the field of cell biology, providing a wealth of information. In one study, different cell dissociation reagents were compared and their impact on cell viability and membrane protein integrity assessed. The authors concluded that dissociation with TrypLE reagent is efficient and preserves both cell viability and cell-surface protein epitope integrity.

TrypLE reagent helps preserve cell viability

Cell viability is better with TrypLE reagent than with Accutase reagent​. Dissociation time: 10min; Viability (%) +/- SEM​. Adapted from data shown in Stem Cells, 25:1560 (2007). doi:10.1634/stemcells.2006-0260

TrypLE reagent helps preserve cell-surface epitopes

The CD24 epitope is retained with TrypLE whereas use of papain illustrates complete loss of the CD24 epitope (Adapted from data shown in Stem Cells, 25:1560 (2007). doi:10.1634/stemcells.2006-0260).

Choose the TrypLE product that fits your needs

See TrypLE Express products, manufactured to make this trypsin replacement reagent easily accessible to all researchers

See TrypLE Select (1X) products, manufactured on dedicated animal origin-free equipment

 

See TrypLE Select (10X) products, fast dissociation of strongly adherent cells and manufactured on dedicated animal origin–free equipment

TrypLE Express reagent

Gibco TrypLE Express reagent proves that superior performance can be affordable. Significant economies of scale make it even easier to replace trypsin with TrypLE Express reagent. For fast, effective cell dissociation that doesn’t harm your cells, use TrypLE Express reagent.

TrypLE Select (1X) reagent

Gibco TrypLE Select (1X) reagent is manufactured on dedicated animal origin–free equipment in our state-of-the art facilities in Grand Island, New York.

Cell release times with TrypLE Select (1X) reagent

  TrypLE Select Reagent
Cell lineMediaMean time required
for cell release (min)
Mean viability (%)
293FDMEM + 5% FBS297
VEROVP-SFM5100
VEROEMEM + 5% FBS8100
VEROOptiPRO SFM798
CHO-K1CHO III A795

TrypLE Select (10X) reagent

Gibco TrypLE Select (10X) reagent can be used at full strength to quickly and gently dissociate strongly adherent cell types. TrypLE Select (10X) reagent is also manufactured on dedicated animal origin–free equipment in our state-of-the art facilities in Grand Island, New York. 

Strongly adherent cell release times

  TrypLE Select (10X) ReagentTrypLE Select Reagent
Strongly adherent
cell lines
MediaMean time required
for cell release (min)
Mean
viability (%)
Mean time required
for cell release (min)
Mean
viability (%)
PK-15EMEM + 10% FBS11.7 ± 2.099.4 ± 0.32798
PK-15Gibco OptiPRO SFMN/AN/A1199
MDCKOptiPRO SFM15.3 ± 0.898.7 ± 0.52898
MDBKDMEM + 5% FBS8.0 ± 1.398.8 ± 0.515100
A549DMEM + 10% FBS5.2 ± 0.399.1 ± 0.5998
MSCDMEM + 10% MSC FBS7.8 ± 1.298.7 ± 1.3N/AN/A
MSCGibco StemPro MSC SFM8.7 ± 1.597.5 ± 0.1N/AN/A