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Figure 3 | Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Figure 3

From: Release of soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 (sFlt-1) during coronary artery bypass surgery

Figure 3

Effect of ECC-derived sFlt-1 on HUVEC proliferation. HUVECs (2 × 103 cells) were cultured alone or in the presence of 10 ng VEGF, 10 μl of plasma collected at T2 during ECC and/or 0.25 μg rabbit anti-soluble Flt-1. A: Cell proliferation (in sixplicates) was measured by a colorimetric method. One representative experiment out of 3 is shown. B: Cell number (in quadruplicate) was determined by direct cell counts. One representative experiment out of 2 is shown. Statistical differences were made using the Mann-Whitney U-test.

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