FUT4

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FUT4

A gene on chromosome 11q21 that encodes an enzyme that transfers fucose to N-acetyllactosamine polysaccharides to generate fucosylated carbohydrate, catalyzing the synthesis of the non-sialylated antigen Lewis x/CD15.
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5 (1:100, BIOMOL International), OCT4 (1:50, ES cell marker sample kit, Chemicon International), SSEA-1 (1:50, ES cell marker sample kit, Chemicon International) and NANOG (1:300, Abcam).
On the other hand, SSEA-1 is a biochemical marker for ES cells in mice and is expressed in PGCs of pig (Takagi et al.
These colonies also stained positive for AP-activity and expressed pluripotent markers such as OCT-4, NANOG, SSEA-1 and SOX2.