The Allen Cell Collection now contains five new fluorescently tagged stem cell lines, including the first cells in the collection with a tag specific to heart muscle cells, or cardiomyocytes. To date, all the cell lines have been gene edited to carry a fluorescent marker that is produced in undifferentiated cells, before they go on to become specific cell types, like cardiomyocytes, nerve cells or liver cells.
Our 3rd Allen Cell Methods video released: Setting up the WTC parental line for cardiac differentiation
We have released a new Instructional Video.
To ensure researchers have success working with our human induced pluripotent stem cell lines in their lab, our Angel Nelson highlights nuanced techniques and helpful tips while demonstrating our cardiac differentiation protocol for the WTC parental line and our gene-edited cells. If the experiment is successful, you can expect to see beating cardiomyocytes at day 7.
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