chorioallantoic membrane

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Related to chorioallantoic membrane: allantois
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Noun1.chorioallantoic membrane - the very vascular fetal membrane composed of the fused chorion and adjacent wall of the allantois
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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Chick embryo chorioallantoic membrane models to quantify angiogenesis induced by inflammatory and tumor cells or purified effector molecules.
The chorioallantoic membrane develops from two extraembryonic structures: the chorion and allantois.
In another study, the Cramb group is investigating the development of a model system for TPE-PDT using the chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) of the chick embryo.
CGEN-25017, which was initially discovered using Compugen's Disease-Associated Conformation (DAC) Blockers discovery platform, had previously demonstrated significant inhibitory activity in two other models of angiogenesis, an in vitro multi-cellular assay and the widely recognized chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) model.
Moreover, in an in vivo model of the chorioallantoic membrane of the chicken embryo, prolactin enhances vessel density and the tortuosity of the vasculature and pillar formation, which are hallmarks of intussusceptive angiogenesis.
The chorioallantoic membrane of the fertilized hen's egg (CAM assay) was used to determine antiangiogenic activity of the plant extract.
Viral isolation can be performed by inoculating the chorioallantoic membrane of avian embryos.