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Table 1 Expression pattern of various markers in stem cells and developing oocytes during culture

From: Dynamics associated with spontaneous differentiation of ovarian stem cells in vitro

Markers VSELs OGSCs Germ cell nests/cysts Oocyte-like structures (1 week culture) Oocyte-like structures (3 weeks culture)
OCT-4A N - - - -
OCT-4B - C C C C
SSEA-4 CS C C C C
CD133 CS C C ND ND
FRAGILIS CS C C ND ND
STELLA N C C ND ND
DAZL N C C C C
VASA C C C C C
SCP-3 - - - C C
GDF-9 - - - C C
  1. N: nuclear; CS: cell surface; C: cytoplasmic; ND: not done; -: not detected.