Angiogenesis in rat aortic rings stimulated by very low concentrations of serum and plasma

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Arterial ring cultures are evaluated for assay of angiogenic activity in physiological fluids. A simplified image analysis algorithm involving public domain software is used to measure microvessels sprouting from rat aortic rings embedded in fibrin. Low concentrations (>1% v/v) of serum and plasma stimulate angiogenesis primarily from the adventitia in a… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1025876030744

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