* Provides the "builder's manual" for essential techniques--a one-stop shop that eliminates needless searching among untested techniques
* Includes step-by-step methods for understanding the cell and molecular basis of wound healing, vascular integrin signaling, mechanical signaling in blood vessels, and vascular proteomics
Table of Contents
- Studying cell signaling pathways; Flow mediated signaling; Endothelial cell adhesion and migration on the ECM; EC sprouting assays; Lumen formation assays; Isolation and propagation of EC's or SMC's; Cell-based assays to screen anti-angiogenic agents (chemical approach; ES cell models of vascular network formation; Co-culture studies with EC plus other cell types; Aortic ring sprouting (multiple cell types present); Effects of hypoxia or hyperoxia; Vascular Proteomics; In vitro vascular barrier function; EC leukocyte interactions; ECM signaling to the vasculature; Vascular Integrin signaling; Mechanical Signaling in blood vessels; Vascular and neuronal patterning; Vascular growth factors and their signals; VEGF receptor signal transduction; Development and testing of monoclonal antibodies directed to angiogenic targets.
- No. of pages: 432
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2008
- Published: September 2, 2008
- Imprint: Academic Press
- Hardcover ISBN: 9780123743152
- eBook ISBN: 9780080921679
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