Chapter 3. Endothelial Cell Migration Assays

  1. Carolyn A. Staton2,3,
  2. Claire Lewis4 and
  3. Roy Bicknell5
  1. Christos Polytarchou,
  2. Maria Hatziapostolou and
  3. Evangelia Papadimitriou

Published Online: 27 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029350.ch3

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

How to Cite

Polytarchou, C., Hatziapostolou, M. and Papadimitriou, E. (2006) Endothelial Cell Migration Assays, 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.ch3

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. Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, GR26504 Patras, Greece

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:

  • in vitro endothelial cell migration assays;
  • transfilter assay;
  • wound healing assay;
  • Teflon fence assay and phagokinetic track assay;
  • organ culture techniques and cell migration analysis;
  • endothelial cell migration in in vivo zebrafish model;
  • in/ex vivo approaches in endothelial cell migration;
  • computer-assisted methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transfilter assay

  • ‘Wound healing’ assay

  • Teflon fence assay

  • Phagokinetic track assay

  • In/ex vivo approaches for studying endothelial cell migration

  • Conclusions

  • References