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Table 1 Upregulated osteoblastic genes by BMSCs-FS (p25) versus ST2 cells

From: A simple and reliable protocol for long-term culture of murine bone marrow stromal (mesenchymal) stem cells that retained their in vitro and in vivo stemness in long-term culture

Gene name Gene symbol Fold
Ossification and matrix molecules
 Alkaline phosphatase, liver/bone/kidney Alpl 7.9
 Bone gamma carboxyglutamate protein Bglap 2.1
 Collagen, type I, alpha 1 Col1a1 7.5
 Collagen, type I, alpha 2 Col1a2 4.2
 Fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 Fgfr1 4.4
 Fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 Fgfr2 2.3
 Insulin-like growth factor I receptor Igf1r 2.2
BMP signaling pathway
 Bone morphogenetic protein 2 Bmp2 74
 Bone morphogenetic protein 3 Bmp3 25.3
 Bone morphogenetic protein 5 Bmp5 2
 Bone morphogenetic protein 6 Bmp6 17.7
 Bone morphogenetic protein receptor, type 1B Bmpr1b 3.8
 Bone morphogenetic protein 4 Bmp4 2
Extracellular Matrix (ECM) Molecules
 Biglycan Bgn 2
 Collagen, type II, alpha 1 Col2a1 7.5
 Collagen, type III, alpha 1 Col3a1 2.2
 Collagen, type XIV, alpha 1 Col14a1 2.2
 Collagen, type V, alpha 1 Col5a1 2.6
 Integrin alpha 2 Itga2 10
 Integrin alpha 2b Itga2b 1.5
 Matrix metallopeptidase 2 Mmp2 17
 Matrix metallopeptidase 8 Mmp8 12
 Matrix metallopeptidase 9 Mmp9 23.7
Osteogenic growth factors
 Colony stimulating factor 1 (macrophage) Csf1 3
 Fibroblast growth factor 1 Fgf1 2.5
 Fibroblast growth factor 2 Fgf2 2.7
 Growth differentiation factor 10 Gdf10 3.7
 Insulin-like growth factor 1 Igf1 2
 Platelet derived growth factor, alpha Pdgfa 3.2
Osteogenic transcription factors
 Runt related transcription factor 2 Runx2 4.5
 Sp7 transcription factor 7 Sp7 6.7
  1. Cells were induced into osteoblast differentiation as described in the M&M. Mouse osteogenesis RT2 Profiler™ PCR array with 84 osteogenic genes was performed using the SYBR® Green quantitative PCR method. Each target gene was normalized to a group of reference genes as described by manufacture instruction’s. Up-regulated genes (≥ 2 fold) by BMSCs-FS are represented as fold change over ST2 cells