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Table 1 Phenotypic Characterization of ERC

From: Endometrial regenerative cells: A novel stem cell population

Marker Relevance Expression
CD14 Monocyte marker Negative
CD34 Hematopoietic stem cell marker Negative
CD38 Differentiating hematopoietic stem cell marker Negative
CD45 Pan-leukocyte marker Negative
CD133 Hematopoietic/angioblast marker Negative
STRO-1 MSC marker Negative
SSEA-4 Embryonic stem cell marker Negative
Nanog Embryonic stem cell marker Negative
CD9 MSC marker, associated with angiogenesis1 Positive
CD29 Adhesion molecule on mesenchymal and hepatic stem cells2 Positive
CD59 Complement inhibitor protein found on MSC3 and bone marrow side population CD34-stem cells4 Positive
CD73 Ecto-5'-nucleotidase, involved in migration of MSC Positive
CD41a Receptor for fibrinogen and vWF, found on MSC and platelets Positive
CD44 Hyaluronic acid receptor found on tissue stem cells and MSC Positive
CD90 Marker of T cells, hematopoietic and MSC Positive
CD105 Marker of tissue and MSC Positive
hTERT Telomerase reverse transcriptase Positive
Oct-4 Embryonic stem cell marker Positive
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