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Table 1 Viability of cells kept in SBTS for the indicated timea at ambient temperature. Cells (105-107), were mixed with SBTS and cell viability was assessed using trypan-blue exclusion after washing and resuspending cells in their respective serum containing mediab

From: A cell transportation solution that preserves live circulating tumor cells in patient blood samples

Cell Type Cell Condition Time in SBTS (Days)a % Live Cellsb
CHO Suspension 4 95–98
CHO Adherent 3 95–99
HEK 293 Adherent 3 92–98
HUVEC Suspension 3 90–98
HUVEC Adherent 3 93–96
CACO-2 Adherent 3 92–98
Primary hepatocytes Adherent 7 85–92
PBMC Suspension 3 > 95
B-Cells Suspension 4 95–98
Primary kidney cells Suspension 7 85–90
Mesenchymal stem cells Suspension 9 92–98
NSC lung carcinoma Suspension 3 80–92
  1. Live cells were determined from at least 3 experiments