Journal article

Macrophages define dermal lymphatic vessel calibre during development by regulating lymphatic endothelial cell proliferation

Emma J Gordon, Sujata Rao, Jeffrey W Pollard, Stephen L Nutt, Richard A Lang, Natasha L Harvey

Development | COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS LTD | Published : 2010

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

Many thanks to members of our laboratory for constructive comments on the manuscript, to K. Wicks and staff of the SA Pathology Veterinary Services Division for animal husbandry, to J. Kazenwadel for valuable technical help, to D. Hume and R. Robker for the provision of c-fmsEGFP mice, to G. Sarvestani for assistance with confocal microscopy, to K. Pilkington for assistance with flow cytometry, to the Adelaide Microarray Centre for microarray analyses and to C. Bonder for the provision of LLC and EL4 tumour cells and assistance with tumour formation assays. This work was supported by NHMRC Project Grant 453493 (N.L.H.), Royal Adelaide Hospital Florey Research Fellowship (N.L.H.), Australian Postgraduate Award and Royal Adelaide Hospital Dawes Postgraduate Research Scholarship (E. J. G.), NIH RO1 CA 131270 (J. W. P.), the Pfizer Australia Research Fellowship (S.L.N.), NIH EY15766, EY16241, EY17848, CA131270 and the Abrahamson Pediatric Eye Institute Endowment at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati (R. A. L.). Deposited in PMC for release after 12 months.