volume 16, issue 9, P891-899 1997
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.16.9.891.5051
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Abstract: The results indicate that cell association between non-mitotic RPE cells and previously cultured cells of many types increases the outgrowth of the RPE by accelerating the early stages of growth activation in vitro. Co-culture methods offer a practical means for increasing the likelihood of producing cultures from small RPE isolates. Further, should cells involved in proliferative pathologies in situ associate with non-mitotic RPE within the monolayer, the latter cells may also be activated, leading to an augm…

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