Mike Barnkob:Protocols/Tissue Culture/Thawing cells

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Thawing cells



  • Rapidly thaw the cells in 37°C water bath.
  • Add 1ml pre-warmed growth media into thawed cells dropwise. Swirl gently to mix.
  • Add the cell suspension to 9ml pre-warmed growth media dropwise in a 15ml Falcon tube. Swirl gently to mix.
  • Centrifuge at 700rpm for 5min.
  • Aspirate the media. Resuspend the cell pellet in 10ml pre-warmed media and transfer cells to a 100mm tissue culture dish.
  • Grow the cells in a 37°C, 5% CO2 humidified incubator.