Vascular lumen formation: Negativity will tear us apart

Renée M. Robbins, Greg J. Beitel

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Functional blood vessels are essential for vertebrate development, but how endothelial cells initiate lumen formation during vasculogenesis is not known. A new study now reveals that electrostatic repulsion is key.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R973-R975
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
StatePublished - Nov 23 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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