Catch the “Buzz” with the NEW TransIT®-Insect Transfection Reagent

High Yield Transfection and Baculovirus Production in Insect Cells

MADISON, Wis.--()--If low protein expression in insect cells is bugging you, consider the NEW TransIT®-Insect Transfection Reagent. Insect cells are a powerful platform for generating recombinant baculovirus and for producing high-levels of soluble, functional protein. TransIT-Insect is an animal-origin free transfection reagent specifically optimized for high gene expression in a variety of insect cell types with distinct advantages over other reagents such as:

  • Exceptional DNA Delivery - In insect cell types including Sf9, High Five™ and S2
  • High Baculovirus Production - Ideal for baculovirus expression in insect cells
  • Serum Compatibility - Non-liposomal animal-origin free formulation that eliminates media change
  • Better Value - Low reagent amounts required per transfection

“Many of the reagents addressing insect cell transfection are cationic-lipid formulations and yield low efficiency in serum containing media,” said Scott Hayes, Vice President, Mirus Bio LLC. “As our customers depend on the non-liposomal nature of TransIT® transfection technologies, they can be assured that TransIT-Insect will meet their expectations for high efficiency and robust protein production.”

In head-to-head testing, transfections with TransIT-Insect show at least 2-fold better protein expression in insect cells.

For experimental details and additional testing results, please visit www.mirusbio.com.

About Mirus

ONE FOCUS: TRANSFECTION

Every transfection product offered by Mirus Bio is the result of scientific discovery and development from an in-house team of organic chemists, molecular biologists, cell biologists and biochemists. Almost two decades after its founding, transfection continues to be the focal point and passion of Mirus, giving researchers the most reliable products and expertise.

© 2013. All rights reserved Mirus Bio LLC. TransIT is a registered trademark of Mirus Bio LLC. Cellfectin is a registered trademark of Life Technologies. ESCORT is a trademark of Sigma Aldrich.

Contacts

Mirus Bio LLC
Laura Juckem, Ph.D., R&D Group Leader
Ph: 608.229.2852
Fax: 608.441.2849
Email: laura.juckem@mirusbio.com

Release Summary

Effective transfection and high yield baculovirus production in insect cells: TransIT-Insect Reagent. An animal-origin free transfection reagent specifically optimized for exceptional gene expression.

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Contacts

Mirus Bio LLC
Laura Juckem, Ph.D., R&D Group Leader
Ph: 608.229.2852
Fax: 608.441.2849
Email: laura.juckem@mirusbio.com