Tumor Cells

Isolation of tumor cells with Collagenase NB

In the following, application details for isolation of cells from tumor tissue from breast, uterus, thyroid gland, lung, and colon are presented.

Tumor tissue from breast, uterus, thyroid gland or lung:

Species Enzyme Conditions Download
Human* Collagenase NB 8 3.5-5.5 PZ U/ml,
3-5 h, 37 °C

Tumor tissue from colon:

Species Enzyme Conditions Download
Human* Collagenase NB 4G 0.5-1 PZ U/ml,


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Collagenase NB 8 Broad Range (cat. no. S1745601)  is characterized by a high collagenase activity (≥ 0.9 PZ U/mg) and reduced levels of proteolytic side activities.

Collagenase NB 4G Proved Grade (cat. no. S1746501) has a collagenase activity of ≥ 0.18 PZ U/mg and a balanced mix of proteolytic side activities.

Isolation conditions
The suggested SERVA Collagenase NB concentrations and isolation conditions should be regarded as starting points. Collagenase NB dosage is recommended in PZ units to ensure consistent results. 
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