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Developmental Biology

Struktur-funktionsstudier i mus embryonala stamceller Använda Recombinase-medierad kassett Exchange

doi: 10.3791/55575 Published: April 27, 2017

Materials

Name Company Catalog Number Comments
ROSALUC Mice made in house frozen sperm available upon request
R26-iPSC mice made in house frozen sperm available upon request
Vessel probe Fine Science Tools 10160-13 to check for copulation plugs
M2 medium Sigma-Aldrich M7167 make aliquots and store at -20 °C
Fine forceps (Dumont #5 Standard tip Student forceps) Fine Science Tools 11251-10 spray with 70% EtOH before use (do not autoclave)
23 G needles Fine-ject 8697
1-mL syringes Soft-ject 6680
60-mm bacterial grade plates (for flushing)  Gosselin BB60-01
Mouth pipette made in house see discussion
Mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs, TgN (DR4)1 Jae strain) ATTC SCRC-1045
TgN (DR4)1 Jae mice The Jackson Laboratory 3208
Mitomycin C  Sigma-Aldrich M0503
Phosphate buffered saline (PBS) without calcium or magnesium Gibco 14190-094
Tg(DR4)1Jae/J mice JAX 3208 mice that contain four drug-selectable genes and DR4 MEFS confers resistance to neomycin, puromycin, hygromycin and 6-thioguanine
0.1% Gelatin Sigma-Aldrich G1393 Dissolve 0.5 g in 500 mL distilled water, autoclave and store at 4 °C.
Trypsin (0.25%)  Gibco 25200-056
2 μM pluripotin Cayman Chemical 10009557
pRMCE-DV1 BCCM/LMBP collection  LMBP 08870 public available from the BCCM/LMBP collection (http://bccm.belspo.be) 
cre-excised pRMCE-DV1 BCCM/LMBP collection  LMBP 08195 public available from the BCCM/LMBP collection (http://bccm.belspo.be) 
pCAG-FlpE-IRES-Puro-pA  Addgene 20733
heat-shock competent DH5α bacteria  made in house
Gateway pDONR221 vector Thermo Fisher 12536-017 contains kanamycin-resistance gene
BP clonase II mix Thermo Fisher 11789-020
LR clonase II mix Thermo Fisher 11791-020 
Luria Broth (LB) 
Ampicillin 
Applied Biosystems 3730XL DNA Analyzer Thermo Fisher 3730XL
G418 Thermo Fisher 11811-023
Lipofectamine 2000 transfection reagent Thermo Fisher 11668027
Lipofectamine LTX transfection reagent Thermo Fisher 15338100
Effectene transfection reagent Qiagen 301425
GATEWAY pENTR 1A vector Thermo Fisher A10462 recombination-compatible vector
mouse monoclonal anti-p120ctn antibody BD Transduction Laboratories 610134
mouse monoclonal anti-Ecadherin antibody BD Transduction Laboratories 610181
General equipment
Sterile dissection tools fine scissors and forceps for dissecting the uterus
Sterile pipettes: 5 mL, 10 mL and 25 mL
15-mL and 50-mL conical centrifuge tubes
96-well culture plates V-shaped bottom and flat bottom) 
Culture dishes: 24 wells, 12 wells and 6 wells
Multichannel pipettes (to pipette 30, 50, 100 and 200 μL) 
Sterile multichannel reservoirs
Access to a laminar air flow
Access to an incubator at 37 °C with 5% CO2
Access to an inverted microscope
Access to a bench-top centrifuge
Access to a stereo microscope with transmitted-light 
Culture media
MEF Medium stored at 4 °C; warm 30 min at 37 °C before use
Dulbecco’s modified Eagle’s medium (DMEM) Gibco 41965-062
10% fetal bovine serum (FBS) Sigma-Aldrich F-7524
L-glutamine (2 mM) Gibco 25030-024 
Sodium pyruvate  (0.4 mM) Gibco 11360-039 
penicillin (100 U/mL) Gibco 15140-122 
streptomycin (100 µg/mL) Gibco 15140-122 
SR-based mESC medium stored at 4 °C; warm 30 min at 37 °C before use
DMEM/F12 Gibco 31330-038 mixed in a 1:1 ratio
15% knock-out serum replacement (SR) Gibco 10828–028
L-glutamine (2 mM) Gibco 25030-024 
0.1 mM non-essential amino acids  Gibco 11140-050
penicillin (100 U/mL) Gibco 15140-122 
streptomycin (100 µg/mL) Gibco 15140-122 
β-mercaptoethanol (0.1 mM)  Sigma-Aldrich M 3148 
2,000 U/mL recombinant mouse LIF  (IRC/VIB Protein Service facility)
FBS-based mESC medium (similar to SR-based mESC medium) stored at 4°C; warm 30 min at 37°C before use
Knockout DMEM Gibco 10829-018 
15% FBS Hyclone SH30070.03E
Differention Medium stored at 4 °C; warm 30 min at 37 °C before use
Iscove's Modified Dulbecco's Medium (IMDM) Gibco 21980-032 
15% FBS Hyclone SH30070.03E
5% CD Hybridoma Medium(1x) liquid   Gibco 11279-023 
2 mM L-glutamine Gibco 25030-024 
0.4 mM 1-thioglycerol Sigma-Aldrich M-6145
50 μg/mL ascorbic acid Sigma-Aldrich A-4544 
penicillin (100 U/mL) Gibco 15140-122 
streptomycin (100 µg/mL) Gibco 15140-122 
2i
1 μM Erk inhibitor PD0325901  Axon Medchem Axon 1408
3 μM Gsk3 inhibitor CHIR99021 Axon Medchem Axon 1386

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Struktur-funktionsstudier i mus embryonala stamceller Använda Recombinase-medierad kassett Exchange
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Pieters, T., Haenebalcke, L., Bruneel, K., Vandamme, N., Hochepied, T., van Hengel, J., Wirth, D., Berx, G., Haigh, J. J., van Roy, F., Goossens, S. Structure-function Studies in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Using Recombinase-mediated Cassette Exchange. J. Vis. Exp. (122), e55575, doi:10.3791/55575 (2017).More

Pieters, T., Haenebalcke, L., Bruneel, K., Vandamme, N., Hochepied, T., van Hengel, J., Wirth, D., Berx, G., Haigh, J. J., van Roy, F., Goossens, S. Structure-function Studies in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells Using Recombinase-mediated Cassette Exchange. J. Vis. Exp. (122), e55575, doi:10.3791/55575 (2017).

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