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Human iPSC-Derived Astrocyte Progenitor Kit

Product Code: ax0081 (1 kit) Categories: , .

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Description

Axol's Human iPSC-Derived Astrocyte Progenitor Kit contains cryopreserved, pre-differentiated Astrocyte Progenitors derived from healthy female donor iPSCs. Mature astrocytes can be generated within 17 days using optimized Astrocyte Maintenance Media provided in the kit. More than 80% of the progenitor cells are GFAP+ (Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein) and ≤15% of the cells are TUJ1+ (neuronal class III ß-tubulin) neurons.

Product Specification

Starting material Cord blood CD34+ cells
Donor gender Female
Donor age at sampling Newborn
Reprogramming method Episomal vector
Size 1 million cells
Kit components 1 vial of iPSC-Derived Astrocyte Progenitors (≥1 million cells), 1 x 100 mL bottle of Astrocyte Maintenance Medium (including Supplement A, Supplement B and Supplement C)
Shipping conditions Dry ice
Storage conditions Liquid nitrogen

Frequently Asked Questions

Mature Astrocytes have a purity based on our listed QC criteria. Our ICC standards ensure cell markers such as GFAP meet or exceed 85% based off current templates and we have a minimum of 80% viability guaranteed upon recovery in addition to sterility (mycoplasma) testing. With regards to proliferative capacity, there are many variables that can impact growth like seeding densities. When cells are in a logarithmic growth rate the population will double every 24hrs and daily monitoring is required to evaluate the estimated state of confluence.