Chapter 11. Corneal Angiogenesis Assay

  1. Carolyn A. Staton2,3,
  2. Claire Lewis4 and
  3. Roy Bicknell5
  1. Siqing Shan and
  2. Mark W. Dewhirst

Published Online: 27 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029350.ch11

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

How to Cite

Shan, S. and Dewhirst, M. W. (2006) Corneal Angiogenesis Assay, 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.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, 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:

  • corneal neovascularization (CNV) assay;
  • corneal angiogenesis assay;
  • experimental induction of corneal neovascularization;
  • allograft rejection and corneal graft failure;
  • corneal neovascularization model;
  • micropocket assay implementation;
  • automated image analysis computation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anatomy and histology

  • Brief history of CNV assays

  • The process of corneal neovascularization

  • Experimental induction of corneal neovascularization

  • Discussion and conclusions

  • References