Isolating Mesolamellae

  • Robert M. Day
  • Howard M. Lenhoff

Abstract

To isolate intact the acellular material that separates the two epithelial cell layers. This material, called mesoglea in general and mesolamella in hydra, provides a useful substrate for the in vitro attachment of hydra cells (Day and Lenhoff, 1981).

Keywords

Tissue Culture Dish Neutral Sugar Detergent Solution Plastic Tissue Culture Tumorous Mammalian Cell 
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References

  1. Barzansky, B., and Lenhoff, H. M. 1974. On the chemical composition and developmental role of the mesoglea of hydra. Am. Zool. 14: 579–581.Google Scholar
  2. Barzansky, B., Lenhoff, H. M., and Bode, H. 1975. Hydra mesoglea: Similarity of its amino acid and neutral sugar composition to that of vertebrate basal lamina. Cornp. _Biochem. Phvsiol. 50B: 419–424.Google Scholar
  3. Day, R. M., and Lenhoff, H. M. 1981. Hydra mesoglea: A model for investigating epithelial cell-basement membrane interactions. Science 211:291–294Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert M. Day
    • 1
  • Howard M. Lenhoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Developmental and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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