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All services and procedures are performed in accordance with good quality assurance and record keeping practices pursuant to standard operating procedures and good laboratory practices.
Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Derivation Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Derivation
The Stem Cell Core will facilitate the derivation and distribution of human and mouse induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell lines and disease-specific human iPS cell lines to the researchers at the University of Pittsburgh.
Comprehensive stem cell characterization Comprehensive stem cell characterization
The Stem Cell Core offers comprehensive stem cell characterization services applicable to any type of human stem cells. Updated stem cell specific marker antibody and/or primer panels will be applied.
Consultation for stem cell project design Consultation for stem cell project design
Quality Control Assays Quality Control Assays
The Stem Cell Core offers validation and quality control (QC) services including mycoplasma-testing service. These tests may be useful prior to experiments, supplementation to publication submissions, as well as for general tissue culture lab QC at regular intervals.
Hands-on Training "Hands-on" Training
The Stem Cell Core holds training sessions available to those individuals who are members of laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh. Trainees will be given a protocol manual, and each will be directed through the laboratory procedures outlined in the manual during the supervised training session.
Core Certified cell culture products "Core Certified" cell culture products
The Stem Cell Core tests various cell culture products and distributes the Core-certified stem cell culture products, including medium, serum, vectors, inactivated feeder cells, antibodies and other reagents for stem cell characterization.