Detection of Oligodendrocyte Marker O4 in Differentiated Rat Cortical Stem Cells by Flow Cytometry.
Rat cortical stem cells (Catalog # NSC001) either differentiated (filled histogram) or undifferentiated (open histogram) were stained with Mouse Anti-Human/Mouse/Rat/Chicken Oligodendrocyte Marker O4 Alexa Fluor® 594‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # FAB1326T). View our protocol for Staining Membrane-associated Proteins.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
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12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Background: Oligodendrocyte Marker O4
Oligodendrocytes are myelinating cells in the central nervous system (CNS) and form the myelin sheath of axons to support rapid nerve conduction. Oligodendrocyte Marker O4 is an antigen on the surface of oligodendrocyte progenitors (1, 2). It has been commonly used as the earliest recognized marker specific for the oligodendroglial lineage (3-8).
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