Platelets and langerhans cells in EGF-treated skin organ culture.
The effect of epidermal growth factor (EGF) on the proliferation, differentiation, and functions of epidermal cells in skin cultures derived from immature rats was investigated. The fetal rat skin was split along the navel line using surgical scissors. One part of the split skin was cultured in the presence of EGF (100 ng/ml) for 5 days in vitro. Another part of the 66cf4387b8 birfri