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  • noun A gelatinous protein mixture secreted by mouse tumor cells, or specifically a plug composed of this mixture

Etymologies

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From the brand name "Matrigel", marketed by BD Biosciences

Examples

  • Today's most commonly used matrices are mouse embryonic fibroblast cells and Matrigel, which is made from mouse tumors.

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  • ING4 attenuates breast cancer cell growth in Matrigel by altering Wnt/beta-catenin signaling pathway.

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  • But Nagrath is convinced his strategy is ultimately the most practical for rebuilding tissue in vivo, and not only because it may cost significantly less than Matrigel.

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  • Companies commonly use Matrigel, a protein mixture secreted by mouse cancer cells, but for that reason it can't be injected into patients.

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  • An ex vivo ookinete was obtained from an Anopheles stephensi infected bloodmeal 32 hours post-feeding, resuspended in Matrigel (BD Bioscience, UK) and imaged for 10 minutes.

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  • CC-PLA2s also impaired in vitro human brain microvascular endothelial cell tubulogenesis on Matrigel and showed antiangiogenic activity in vivo in chicken chorioallantoic membrane assay.

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  • Companies commonly use Matrigel, a protein mixture secreted by mouse cancer cells, but for that reason it can't be injected into patients.

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  • In 3D co-culture both HMF3s and MCF7S1 cells demonstrated enhanced invasion into a Matrigel matrix.

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  • MLK3's contribution to the breast cancer malignant phenotype in a more physiological setting, we implemented a strategy to inducibly express active MLK3 in the preformed acini of MCF10A cells grown in 3D Matrigel.

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  • To investigate the role of CS-1 in regulating OSCC cell spreading, migration and invasion, OSCC cells were assayed for spreading and migration in the presence of a CS-1 peptide or a CS-1 blocking peptide, and for invasion using Matrigel supplemented with these peptides.

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