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Table 2 A conventional marker panel for identifying undifferentiated monkey ES cells

From: Derivation and characterization of monkey embryonic stem cells

ES Cell Markers Description ES Cell Specificity
SSEA-3 embryonic stage-specific; glycolipid surface antigen Primate only
SSEA-4 embryonic stage-specific; glycolipid surface antigen Primate only
TRA-1-60 keratan sulphate-associated cell surface antigen Primate only
TRA-1-81 keratan sulphate-associated cell surface antigen Primate only
Oct4 POU-domain transcription factor Mouse and Primate
APtase alkaline phosphatase Mouse and Primate
Rex1 transcription factor Mouse and Primate
GDF-3 growth-differentiation factor 3 Mouse and Primate
Control markers
SSEA1 embryonic stage-specific; glycolipid surface antigen Mouse only
AFP alpha fetoprotein, endoderm Mouse and Primate
CTn-1 cardiac troponin-1, mesoderm Mouse and Primate
Sox1 transcription factor, ectoderm Mouse and Primate
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin; trophectoderm Primate only