Angiogenesis Assay

Angiogenesis Assay
  • Assesses angiogenic tube formation in vitro
  • Uses an ECM matrix gel
  • Resembles in vivo basement membrane environment


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Endothelial Tube Formation Assay (In Vitro Angiogenesis)
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For angiogenesis to occur, endothelial cells must escape their stable location and break through the basement membrane. Cells migrate toward an angiogenic stimulus that may be released from nearby tumor cells. These cells proliferate to form new blood vessels.

Our Endothelial Tube Formation Assay (In Vitro Angiogenesis) provides an easy, robust system to assess angiogenesis in vitro. The ECM gel matrix very closely resembles an in vivo environment.

HUVEC Tube Formation on ECM Gel. HUVEC cells from a standard tissue culture plate were incubated on an ECM gel. After several hours, tube formation can be visualized under a light microscope.

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