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Title: Rabbit embryonic stem cell lines derived from fertilized, parthenogenetic or somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos

Abstract

Embryonic stem cells were isolated from rabbit blastocysts derived from fertilization (conventional rbES cells), parthenogenesis (pES cells) and nuclear transfer (ntES cells), and propagated in a serum-free culture system. Rabbit ES (rbES) cells proliferated for a prolonged time in an undifferentiated state and maintained a normal karyotype. These cells grew in a monolayer with a high nuclear/cytoplasm ratio and contained a high level of alkaline phosphate activity. In addition, rbES cells expressed the pluripotent marker Oct-4, as well as EBAF2, FGF4, TDGF1, but not antigens recognized by antibodies against SSEA-1, SSEA-3, SSEA-4, TRA-1-10 and TRA-1-81. All 3 types of ES cells formed embryoid bodies and generated teratoma that contained tissue types of all three germ layers. rbES cells exhibited a high cloning efficiency, were genetically modified readily and were used as nuclear donors to generate a viable rabbit through somatic cell nuclear transfer. In combination with genetic engineering, the ES cell technology should facilitate the creation of new rabbit lines.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [3];  [4]
  1. Center for Developmental Biology, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, 1665 Kong Jiang Road, Shanghai 200092 (China)
  2. (China)
  3. Shanghai Laboratory Animal Center, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 201615 (China)
  4. Center for Developmental Biology, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, 1665 Kong Jiang Road, Shanghai 200092 (China). E-mail: hzsheng2003@yahoo.com
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20858051
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Experimental Cell Research; Journal Volume: 312; Journal Issue: 18; Other Information: DOI: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2006.08.013; PII: S0014-4827(06)00328-4; Copyright (c) 2006 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; ANTIBODIES; ANTIGENS; CLONING; CYTOPLASM; EFFICIENCY; EMBRYOS; FERTILIZATION; GENETIC ENGINEERING; KARYOTYPE; PHOSPHATES; RABBITS; RBE; REPRODUCTION; STEM CELLS

Citation Formats

Fang, Zhen F., Gai, Hui, Huang, You Z., Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092, Li, Shan G., Chen, Xue J., Shi, Jian J., Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092, Wu, Li, Liu, Ailian, Xu, Ping, and Sheng, Hui Z.. Rabbit embryonic stem cell lines derived from fertilized, parthenogenetic or somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1016/j.yexcr.2006.08.013.
Fang, Zhen F., Gai, Hui, Huang, You Z., Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092, Li, Shan G., Chen, Xue J., Shi, Jian J., Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092, Wu, Li, Liu, Ailian, Xu, Ping, & Sheng, Hui Z.. Rabbit embryonic stem cell lines derived from fertilized, parthenogenetic or somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos. United States. doi:10.1016/j.yexcr.2006.08.013.
Fang, Zhen F., Gai, Hui, Huang, You Z., Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092, Li, Shan G., Chen, Xue J., Shi, Jian J., Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092, Wu, Li, Liu, Ailian, Xu, Ping, and Sheng, Hui Z.. Wed . "Rabbit embryonic stem cell lines derived from fertilized, parthenogenetic or somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos". United States. doi:10.1016/j.yexcr.2006.08.013.
@article{osti_20858051,
title = {Rabbit embryonic stem cell lines derived from fertilized, parthenogenetic or somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos},
author = {Fang, Zhen F. and Gai, Hui and Huang, You Z. and Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092 and Li, Shan G. and Chen, Xue J. and Shi, Jian J. and Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai 200092 and Wu, Li and Liu, Ailian and Xu, Ping and Sheng, Hui Z.},
abstractNote = {Embryonic stem cells were isolated from rabbit blastocysts derived from fertilization (conventional rbES cells), parthenogenesis (pES cells) and nuclear transfer (ntES cells), and propagated in a serum-free culture system. Rabbit ES (rbES) cells proliferated for a prolonged time in an undifferentiated state and maintained a normal karyotype. These cells grew in a monolayer with a high nuclear/cytoplasm ratio and contained a high level of alkaline phosphate activity. In addition, rbES cells expressed the pluripotent marker Oct-4, as well as EBAF2, FGF4, TDGF1, but not antigens recognized by antibodies against SSEA-1, SSEA-3, SSEA-4, TRA-1-10 and TRA-1-81. All 3 types of ES cells formed embryoid bodies and generated teratoma that contained tissue types of all three germ layers. rbES cells exhibited a high cloning efficiency, were genetically modified readily and were used as nuclear donors to generate a viable rabbit through somatic cell nuclear transfer. In combination with genetic engineering, the ES cell technology should facilitate the creation of new rabbit lines.},
doi = {10.1016/j.yexcr.2006.08.013},
journal = {Experimental Cell Research},
number = 18,
volume = 312,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}