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Retrovirus iPSC Reprogramming Kit

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RF101 1 Kit $1,118.00 Add to Cart
  • Highly efficiency and stable reprogramming method
  • Flexible in source cell selection
  • Optimized for feeder-free reprogramming
  • Addition of small molecules are not required

Human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) can be derived from somatic cells through a reprogramming process driven by ectopic expression of a defined set of reprogramming factors: Oct4, Sox2, Klf4 and c-Myc. These hiPSCs share the properties of self-renewal and pluripotency with human ES cells, and can therefore be used as a renewable source for all differentiated cell types of the body. Human iPSCs can be generated from patients of virtually any genetic background. Retroviruses are efficient tools for delivering heritable genes into the genome of dividing cells. The VSV-G pseudotyped retrovirus has a wide range of targets including both mammalian and non-mammalian cells, and are usually silenced in ES cells. The retrovirus is commonly used in generating iPSCs because of its high reprogramming efficiency. The Human iPS Cell Reprogramming Retrovirus Kit offers such opportunity to generate iPSCs from various tissues and cell types.

Product Name Retrovirus iPSC Reprogramming Kit

Retrovirus cocktail containing:

Shipping Condition

Dry Ice - Overnight Shipping

Storage and Stability

Store at -80 °C. This product is stable up to 6 months when stored as directed.

Quality Control

Each lot of Human iPS Cell Reprogramming Retrovirus Kit is tested for sterility and successful reprogramming.

Restricted Use

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

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