A microfluidic wound-healing assay for quantifying endothelial cell migration.

  title={A microfluidic wound-healing assay for quantifying endothelial cell migration.},
  author={Andries D. van der Meer and Kim Vermeul and Andr{\'e} A. Poot and Jan Feijen and Istv{\'a}n Vermes},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology},
  volume={298 2},
Endothelial migration is an important process in the formation of blood vessels and the repair of damaged tissue. To study this process in the laboratory, versatile and reliable migration assays are essential. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the microfluidic version of the conventional wound-healing assay is a useful research tool for vascular science. Endothelial cells were seeded in a 500-mum-wide microfluidic channel. After overnight incubation, cells had formed a viable… 

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