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By Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez, Irineu Illa-Bochaca (auth.), Irina M. Conboy, David V. Schaffer, Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, Song Li (eds.)

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Conboy et al. ), Protocols for Adult Stem Cells, Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1007/978-1-60761-063-2_3, © Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2010 49 50 Shelton et al. proteins on different epithelial populations. As a result, FACS has become an important technique for studying mammary differentiation and will become used more frequently for the analysis of differentiation phenotypes from genetically engineered mice. While several cell surface markers, such as Sca1, CD24, CD61, CD49f, CD29, and CD133, have been used in different combinations to enrich for distinct mammary cell populations; here, we describe a general FACS method to sort MECs based on expression of CD24 and CD49f (2, 3, 6, 8, 10).

Case 5 % Obtain an estimate of the frequency that is to be estimateWM = fWM(I, r, n, x); % Number of experimental groups. '); end % Number of fat pads with no outgrowth per group. '); else r = reshape(r, 1, I); end % Total number of fat pads per group. '); else n = reshape(n, 1, I); end % Number of cell transplanted per group. '); else x = reshape(x, 1, I); end % Estimate of the frequency to measure. '); otherwise error('fML requires at least four input arguments'); % Total number of fat pads. N = sum(n, 2); % Frequency of no outgrowth outcome per group.

A) Wholemount preparation showing an outgrowth that filled the host fat pad. (b) Wholemount preparation showing a fat pad where no outgrowth formed Natick, MA) functions is provided in the appendix to do this calculation. Estimate the frequency of mammary-repopulating cells and 95% confidence intervals for each one of groups under analysis. Compare the estimates for each group. Nonoverlapping 95% confidence intervals indicate a significant difference between the groups (11) (see Note 8). 4. Try and test this solution with two mice the day before the procedure.

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