Endothelial Precursor Cells Home to a Vascularized Tissue Engineering Chamber by Application of the Angiogenic Chemokine CXCL12
Jeremy W Simcock, Anthony J Penington, Wayne A Morrison, Erik W Thompson, Geraldine M Mitchell
Tissue Engineering | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2009
The authors wish to acknowledge EMSU staff, St. Vincent's Hospital-Sue Mc Kay, Liliana Pepe, Anna Deftereos, and Amanda Rixon-for assistance in animal surgery, Jason Palmer for assistance in histology, Effie Keramidaris for assistance in EPC preparation, and Tony Blicks for assistance with RT-PCR. The EPCs were kindly donated by the laboratory of Prof. Silviu Itescu, University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital; J. Simcock was the recipient of a University of Melbourne Scholarship and a Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Scholarship. The project was also supported by a St. Vincent's Hospital Research Grant.