Journal article

Sox18 induces development of the lymphatic vasculature in mice

Mathias Francois, Andrea Caprini, Brett Hosking, Fabrizio Orsenigo, Dagmar Wilhelm, Catherine Browne, Karri Paavonen, Tara Karnezis, Ramin Shayan, Meredith Downes, Tara Davidson, Desmond Tutt, Kathryn SE Cheah, Steven A Stacker, George EO Muscat, Marc G Achen, Elisabetta Dejana, Peter Koopman

Nature | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2008


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank A. Nagy, W. Abramow-Newerly, L. Naldini, P. Berta, A. Yap and J. Gamble for gifts of reagents. We also thank L. Bernard, L. Tizzoni and V. Dall'Olio for quantitative real- time PCR analysis, M. Chan and A. Pelling for antibody characterization, and S. Pizzi for technical assistance. Confocal microscopy was performed at the Australian Cancer Research Foundation Dynamic Imaging Centre for Cancer Biology. This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council ( Australia), INSERM ( France), the Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro ( Italy), the European Community (LSHG-CT-2004-503573, Eustroke and Optistem networks), the Pfizer Foundation (Australia), the Research Grants Council (Hong Kong), the Raelene Boyle Sporting Chance Foundation ( Australia), the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, the Heart Foundation of Australia, and the Australian Research Council.