Chapter 10. Angiogenesis Assays in the Chick

  1. Carolyn A. Staton4,5,
  2. Claire Lewis6 and
  3. Roy Bicknell7
  1. Andries Zijlstra1,
  2. David Mikolon2 and
  3. Dwayne G. Stupack3

Published Online: 27 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029350.ch10

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

How to Cite

Zijlstra, A., Mikolon, D. and Stupack, D. G. (2006) Angiogenesis Assays in the Chick, in Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques (eds C. A. Staton, C. Lewis and R. Bicknell), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470029350.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Academic Unit of Surgical Oncology, University of Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, UK

  2. 5

    Academic Unit of Surgical Oncology, K-Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK

  3. 6

    Academic Unit of Pathology, University of Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, UK

  4. 7

    Division of Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

  2. 2

    Moores UCSD Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Science Drive, MC0803, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Pathology & Moores UCSD, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, 3855 Health Science Drive, MC0803, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016008

Online ISBN: 9780470029350

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Keywords:

  • chorioallantoic membrane (CAM);
  • angiogenesis assays in chick;
  • basic ‘in shell’ CAM assay;
  • cell-based angiogenesis assays;
  • fluorophore-conjugated lectins and angiogenesis;
  • corneal pocket assay or Matrigel assay;
  • CAM and neovascularization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of the basic ‘in shell’ CAM assay

  • Variations on the CAM assay

  • Summary of the CAM assay: disadvantages and advantages

  • References