SCR004 Alkaline Phosphatase Detection Kit

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      Catalogue NumberSCR004
      Brand Family Chemicon®
      Trade Name
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      DescriptionAlkaline Phosphatase Detection Kit
      OverviewMillipore's Alkaline Phosphatase Detection Kit (Catalog number SCR004) is a specific and sensitive tool for the phenotypic assessment of ES cell differentiation by the determination of AP activity.
      Materials Required but Not Delivered1. Fixative (e.g. 4% Paraformaldehyde in PBS)

      2. 1 x Rinse Buffer (e.g. TBST: 20mM Tris-HCl, pH 7.4, 0.15M NaCl, 0.05% Tween-20)

      3. Hematoxylin (optional)

      4. Microscope
      Product Information
      • Fast Red Violet solution (0.8g/L stock) (Part No. 90239). Two 15mL bottles.
      • Napthol AS-BI phosphate solution (4mg/mL) in AMPD buffer (2mol/L), pH 9.5 (Part No. 90234). One 15mL bottle.
      ApplicationThis Alkaline Phosphatase Detection Kit is a specific & sensitive tool for the phenotypic assessment of Embryonic Stem (ES) cell differentiation by the determination of AP activity.
      Key Applications
      • Stem Cell Culture
      Application NotesEmbryonic stem (ES) cells are totipotent cells derived from the inner cell mass (ICM) of preimplantation mammalian embryos and are capable of unlimited, undifferentiated proliferation in vitro [1,2,3]. Undifferentiated murine ES cells can be maintained in vitro for extended periods in media containing the cytokine, leukemia-inhibitory factor (LIF) or Millipore's proprietary ES cell culture reagent, ESGRO [4,5]. The undifferentiated state of ES cells can be characterized by high level of expression of Alkaline Phosphatase (AP) [6], the expression of surface markers including SSEA and TRA antigens and the transcription factor Oct-4.

      Millipore's Alkaline Phosphatase Detection Kit (Catalog number SCR004) is a specific and sensitive tool for the phenotypic assessment of ES cell differentiation by the determination of AP activity.

      Available separately from Millipore are the monoclonal antibodies TRA-2-49 (Catalog Number MAB4349) and TRA-2-54 (Catalog Number MAB4354), which permit the detection of Liver / Bone / Kidney isozyme of AP as expressed by ES cells. When used in flow cytometry, these reagents permit a quantitative assessment of AP expression by ES cells [7].

      For Research Use Only; Not for use in diagnostic procedures
      Biological Information
      Species Reactivity
      • Mammals
      Stem Cell Type
      • Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells
      • Human Embryonic Stem Cells
      • Mesenchymal Stem Cells
      • Neural Stem Cells
      • Hematopoietic Stem Cells
      • Epithelial Cells
      • Pancreatic Stem Cells
      • Cardiac Stem Cells
      • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
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      Safety Information
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      Usage Statement
      • Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
      Storage and Shipping Information
      Storage ConditionsThe Alkaline Phosphatase Detection Kit consists of two components used for determining AP activity.

      When stored at 2-8º C, the kit components are stable up to the expiration date. Do not freeze or expose to elevated temperatures. Discard any remaining reagents after the expiration date.
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      Material Size100 assays
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      BMP4 Signaling Acts via dual-specificity phosphatase 9 to control ERK activity in mouse embryonic stem cells.
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      Efficient iPS cell production with the MyoD transactivation domain in serum-free culture.
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      Radical acceleration of nuclear reprogramming by chromatin remodeling with the transactivation domain of MyoD.
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      Embryonic stem cells require Wnt proteins to prevent differentiation to epiblast stem cells.
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      Large scale phosphoproteome profiles comprehensive features of mouse embryonic stem cells.
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      Establishment of induced pluripotent stem cells from aged mice using bone marrow-derived myeloid cells.
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      Efficient feeder-free episomal reprogramming with small molecules.
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      PloS one  6  2011

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      Ethanol, acetaldehyde, and estradiol affect growth and differentiation of rhesus monkey embryonic stem cells.
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      Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research  35  2011

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      Epigenetic regulation of Nanog expression by Ezh2 in pluripotent stem cells.
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