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Fig. 5 | Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters

Fig. 5

From: Limbal niche cells can reduce the angiogenic potential of cultivated oral mucosal epithelial cells

Fig. 5

Relative mRNA expression of the angiogenesis-related factors of cultivated oral mucosal epithelial cells (COMECs) co-cultured with LNCs and 3 T3 cells. The relative genetic expression was investigated by RT-qPCR. β-actin and glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase were used as internal controls. Data were expressed as mean ± standard deviation. LNCs: limbal niche cells, bFGF: basic fibroblast growth factor, PEDF: pigment epithelium-derived factor, sFlt-1: soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1, VEGF: vascular endothelial growth factor, TSP-1: thrombospondin-1, TIMP-3: tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-3, *: p < 0.05

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