Chapter 7. Assaying Endothelial–Mural Cell Interactions

  1. Carolyn A. Staton2,3,
  2. Claire Lewis4 and
  3. Roy Bicknell5
  1. Melissa K. Nix and
  2. Karen K. Hirschi

Published Online: 27 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470029350.ch7

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

Angiogenesis Assays: A Critical Appraisal of Current Techniques

How to Cite

Nix, M. K. and Hirschi, K. K. (2006) Assaying Endothelial–Mural Cell Interactions, 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.ch7

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. Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, 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:

  • cell–cell and cell–matrix interactions;
  • intracellular signalling pathways;
  • two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) co-culture systems;
  • assaying endothelial–mural cell interactions;
  • contacting co-culture system;
  • Under Agarose Assay;
  • measurement of proliferation;
  • endothelial cell tube formation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • 2D models to study endothelial–mural cell interactions

  • 3D models to study blood vessel assembly

  • Summary

  • References