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Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Dec;979:111-9.

Lymphangiogenesis new mechanisms.

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Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and Surgical Research Laboratory, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.


A mouse model has been developed to study lymphangiogenesis dissociated from angiogenesis. bFGF implanted in a mouse cornea at a concentration below the threshold to induce angiogenesis potently induces lymphangiogenesis. This model has permitted a study of cellular and molecular mechanisms of lymphangiogenesis.

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