The Rat Aorta Model of Angiogenesis and Its Applications

  • Roberto Francesco Nicosia
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Part of the Cardiovascular Molecular Morphogenesis book series (CARDMM)

Abstract

Research in angiogenesis has flourished in recent years thanks to ground-breaking discoveries in cell and molecular biology. Experimental studies have opened the field to clinical applications raising new hopes for patients with angiogenesis-dependent disorders. Several clinical trials with inhibitors of angiogenesis are now in progress while scores of academic laboratories and pharmaceutical companies are trying to identify key molecular events in the angiogenic process for targeted therapeutic intervention (Folkman, 1996).

Keywords

Migration Dust Agarose Hydrocortisone Proline 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Francesco Nicosia
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  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineAllegheny University of the Health SciencesBroad & Vine, PhiladelphiaUSA

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