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Which of the following BEST describes the process of detaching adherent cells from cell culture plates for routine passaging and cell maintenance?
The enzyme trypsin is added to cells to digest the proteins connecting the cells to the plate.
A sterile cell scraper is used to gently remove the cells from the plate through mechanical force.
A mild detergent solution is added to the cells to disrupt the connections between the cells and the plate.
An acidic solution is added to the cells causing a conformational change in the proteins connecting the cells to the plate which results in cell detachment.