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Christopher Hughes

Christopher Hughes: An in vitro model for the Study of Angiogenesis (Interview)

Article DOI: 10.3791/175-v 10:29 min April 28th, 2007
April 28th, 2007



Christopher C.W. Hughes describes the utility of his culture system for studying angiogenesis in vitro. He explains the importance of fibroblasts that secrete a critical, yet unidentified, soluble factor that allow endothelial cells to form vessels in culture that branch, form proper lumens, and undergo anastamosis.


Christopher Hughes In Vitro Model Study Angiogenesis Interview Culture System Fibroblasts Soluble Factor Endothelial Cells Vessels Branch Lumens Anastomosis
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