Chapter 19. An Overview of Current Angiogenesis Assays: Choice of Assay, Precautions in Interpretation, Future Requirements and Directions

  1. Carolyn A. Staton2,3,
  2. Claire Lewis4 and
  3. Roy Bicknell5
  1. Robert Auerbach

Published Online: 27 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029350.ch19

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

How to Cite

Auerbach, R. (2007) An Overview of Current Angiogenesis Assays: Choice of Assay, Precautions in Interpretation, Future Requirements and Directions, 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.ch19

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 Zoology, University of Wisconsin, 1117 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706, 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:

  • current angiogenesis assays;
  • corneal assay system as ‘gold standard’ assay system;
  • radioimaging and blood flow analysis;
  • endothelial cell precursors (EPCs);
  • ELVAX and HYDRON;
  • ALZET osmotic pumps;
  • micro-imaging methods - MRI and CT scans;
  • angiogenesis research in patient care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • In vitro assays

  • In vivo assays

  • Clinical trials

  • Future directions

  • Concluding comments

  • References