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Understanding Cancer Series

  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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Angiogenesis and Vascular Endothelial Cells

The walls of blood vessels are formed by vascular endothelial cells. These cells rarely divide, doing so only about once every 3 years on average. However, when the situation requires it, angiogenesis can stimulate them to divide.

Angiogenesis and Vascular Endothelial Cells