Mouse lung EPCs show a high proliferation capacity if compared with mouse endothelioma cells derived from the same mouse strain. Serum-stimulated growth was compared in equivalently seeded EPCs and endothelioma cells over a 6-day period. After a lag phase, a significantly increased growth rate appears in EPCs compared to endothelioma cells.
Schniedermann et al. BMC Cell Biology 2010 11:50 doi:10.1186/1471-2121-11-50