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Human iPSC-Derived Astrocyte Progenitor Kit

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Axol's Human iPSC-Derived Astrocyte Progenitor Kit contains cryopreserved, pre-differentiated Astrocyte Progenitors derived from healthy 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 Male
Donor age at sampling Newborn
HLA serotype A2 A3 B35(Bw6) B44(Bw4) Cw4 Cw5
Karyotype Normal
Reprogramming method Episomal vector
Induction method Fully defined medium
Genetic modification None
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)
Growth properties Adherent
Shipping conditions Dry ice
Storage conditions Liquid nitrogen

Technical Resources


  • Shaltouki A, Peng J, Liu Q, Rao M & Zeng X (2013) Efficient Generation of Astrocytes from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells in Defined Conditions