hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit

qPCR analysis kit for detecting the majority of karyotypic abnormalities reported in human ES and iPS cells
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Overview

The hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit contains all required components to detect the 8 most common karyotypic abnormalities reported in human embryonic stem (ES) cells and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. This qPCR-based kit enables the genetic screening of multiple human ES and iPS cell lines in a rapid and cost-effective manner, and contains enough material to analyze 20 individual samples in triplicate. It uses double-quenched probes with a 5-carboxyfluorescein (5-FAM) dye to give superior performance over other single-quenched probes.

Specifically, the kit includes qPCR Master Mix, ROX Reference Dye, Buffer and primer/probe mixes designed to detect the critical minimal regions of these 8 commonly mutated regions along with a primer/probe mix to a control location in the genome. Additionally, a genomic DNA control is provided with demonstrated normal copy number over the regions of interest.

Our online Genetic Analysis Application ( www.stemcell.com/geneticanalysisapp ) is designed to help with data analysis and interpretation: simply input qPCR data and the tool will perform statistical analyses, assist with data interpretation, and provide visual representation of the data.
Components
• qPCR Master Mix (2X), 3 mL
• ROX Reference Dye, 0.2 mL
• Chr 1q Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 4p Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 8q Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 10p Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 12p Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 17q Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 18q Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr 20q Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Chr Xp Genetic Assay, 60 Rxn
• Genomic DNA Control, 15 µL
• TE Buffer, 1 mL
Cell Type
Pluripotent Stem Cells
Species
Human
Application
qPCR
Area of Interest
Disease Modeling, Drug Discovery and Toxicity Testing, Stem Cell Biology

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Technical Bulletin
hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit Technical Tips & Tricks
Video
How to Set Up a hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit Experiment
Webinar
Maintaining and Assessing High-Quality hPSC Cultures
Webinar
Re-Creating Disease with Kidney Organoids and CRISPR
Webinar
hPSC Quality: Essential Considerations for Gene Editing, Cloning, Maintenance and Disease Modeling

Product Applications

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Data and Publications

Data

Figure 1. The hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit Identifies Chromosome 12 Trisomy

Chromosome 12 trisomy in WLS-1C human iPS cell line is (A) detected using the hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit (orange bar) and (B) confirmed by G-banding.

Figure 2. The hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit Identifies Chromosome 1 Duplication via Unbalanced Translocation

Unbalanced rearrangement of chromosome 1 in the WLS-1C human iPS cell line in which an extra copy of the long (q) arm of chromosome 1 translocated to the short arm (p) of chromosome 21 was (A) detected using the hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit (orange bar) and (B) confirmed by G-banding.

Figure 3. The hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit Identifies Chromosome 20q11.21 Duplication

Chromosome 20q duplication in WLS-1C human iPS cell line is (A) detected using the hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit (orange bar), (B) undetected by G-banding, and (C) confirmed by fluorescent in situ hybridization using probes for 20p11 (green) and 20q11.21 (red).

Figure 4. The hPSC Genetic Analysis Kit Identifies Abnormalities in Cultures with Approximately 30% Mosaicism

Genetically normal WLS-1C human iPS cells were mixed in the indicated ratios with WLS-1C human iPS cells containing a chromosome 20q duplication. Cultures with approximately 30% genetically abnormal cells exhibit a significantly enriched population of 20q11.21 duplication (orange bars).

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