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Table 1 Phenotypic characterization of adipose-derived stem cells through immunophenotype and RT-PCR

From: Analyses of chondrogenic induction of adipose mesenchymal stem cells by combined co-stimulation mediated by adenoviral gene transfer

Analyzed marker Immunophenotypea RT-PCRb
Positivec   
   CD73 NT ++
   CD90 NT ++
   CD105 NT ++
   CD166 NT ++
   CD271 ++ ++
   MSCA ++ NT
Negativec   
   CD14 NT +
   CD34 NT -
   CD45 + -
   CD117 NT -
GAPDHd NT ++
  1. aNT, not tested; +, positive (≤50%); ++, positive (≥85%). bNT, not tested; -, negative; +, positive (faint band); ++, positive (intense band). cExpected result of surface antigen expression on mesenchymal stem cells according to the literature [22, 23]. dHousekeeping gene.