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The human endothelial cell in tissue culture

  • Yuji Maruyama
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Summary

Endothelial cells of the human umbilical vein were isolated by trypsin and cultured. Histological preparations of those umbilical cords were made to check the removal of the endothelium and not of other tissues.

The cells in culture grew in sheets which were identified with endothelial cells. Isolated cells rarely showed a spindle shape. Further investigation is needed to distinguish spindle-shaped cells from fibroblasts or other cellular elements.

Identification of endothelial cells in the previous reports and materials used are discussed.

Keywords

Endothelial Cell Tissue Culture Trypsin Umbilical Cord Umbilical Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuji Maruyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryTokyo University School of MedicineTokyo

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