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Fig. 7 | Cellular & Molecular Biology Letters

Fig. 7

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

Fig. 7

Cell viability assay and tube formation assay with human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs). HUVECs were cultured in conditioned medium of cultivated oral mucosal epithelial cells (COMECs) co-cultured with LNCs (CM-LNCs) and 3 T3 cells (CM-3T3s). Cell viability (a) and tube formation (b, c) of HUVECs were assessed. HUVECs cultured in Endothelial Cell Medium (ECM group) were used as control. c Micrographs of the tube-like structures in ECM group, CM-LNCs and CM-3T3s were captured. The results were expressed as mean ± standard deviation. LNCs: limbal niche cells, scale bars: 200 μm, *: p < 0.05

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