Published in Cancer Weekly, May 6th, 1996
Until now, angiogenesis experiments have relied on human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs). But according to Dr. Eugene A. Woltering of the Louisiana State University Medical Center, this has been a mistake.
"HUVEC cells have already undergone angiogenic transformation, they are already activated and they are already proliferating," stated Woltering. "This is the mistake we've all made. Up to six months ago, I was making the same mistake."
Woltering has been working with a human placental vein...
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