iNeu™ Human Neural Stem Cells, LRRK2 G2019S HET
Please be aware that the correct volume of Neural Plating Medium (Cat. NCC-2101-ZP07) (not Xeno-Free) needed for your specific order volume of cells will be supplied FREE OF CHARGE.
The G2019S mutation in LRRK2 has been implicated in autosomal-dominant familial Parkinson's disease with late onset (Fonzo et al., 2006, Thaler et al., 2009). The G2019S mutation increases the kinase activity of LRRK2 causing increased autophosphorylation and substrate phosphorylation that may affect neuronal cell health in Parkinson's disease patients (West et al., 2005).
Growing cells: Growing cell cultures should be checked on receipt using an inverted microscope. Immediately check the cell density upon arrival for any obvious defects. If the cell density is too high (more than 80% confluent) subculture the cells (harvest and reseed) immediately.
For detailed instructions on the thawing procedure of frozen cells and the culture of adherent or suspended cells, please feel free to contact us by email or phone.