Scientists from Malaysian stem cell firm Stempeutics and Malaysia's Institute for Medical Research have developed a multiplex PCR method for characterizing human embryonic stem cells and their differentiated progenies.

The technique holds promise as a tool to determine spontaneous differentiation of hESCs and induced pluripotent stem cells during their routine maintenance, and may eventually serve as a way to monitor the purity and authenticity of such cells in regenerative medicine and drug screening applications, according to the researchers.

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