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An alternative to looking at marker expression via antibody staining is to look at transcription of genes associated with self-renewal and differentiation potential. The Taqman® hPSC Scorecard™ Assay allows you to determine this through a panel of self-renewal and pluripotency markers. The panel enables qPCR analysis of either undifferentiated or differentiated cells with a single assay. It can tell you whether your differentiated iPSC have the hallmark self-renewal gene expression profile and whether your differentiated samples have tri-lineage potential or skew towards particular lineages. In addition, the cloud-based software compares your results against a panel of established reference cell lines.