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Table 4 Oligodendroglial differentiation and corresponding markers used in this study

From: Lack of astrocytes hinders parenchymal oligodendrocyte precursor cells from reaching a myelinating state in osmolyte-induced demyelination

Cell type Markers
Neural progenitor cells (oligodendrocyte progenitors) Olig2, Nestin (PDGFRα)
Oligodendrocyte precursor cells Olig2, PDGFRα, NG2
Immature/pre-myelinating oligodendrocytes Olig2, BCAS1
Actively myelinating oligodendrocytes Olig2, BCAS1, MAG
Mature oligodendrocytes Olig2, TPPP/p25