Boyden chamber


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Boyden chamber

A chamber used to measure chemotaxis, especially of leukocytes.

Boyden chamber

(boyd′ĕn)
A chamber used to measure chemotaxis. Cells are placed on one side of a membrane and chemotactic material on the other. The number of cells migrating to the filter quantitates the chemotactic effect.
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In both Boyden chamber and wound-healing assays, we observed increased cell migration after treatment of SKBR3 cells with one of three OH-PBDEs (4'-OH-BDE-049, 5'-OH-BDE-099, and 3'-OH-BDE-154), and we found that pretreatment with G15 resulted in significant reduction of this cell migration, suggesting that it was mediated through activation of the GPER pathway.
Caption: Figure 3: Effect of IL-27 (50 ng/mL) and sorafenib (2 [micro]M) alone or combination on HTB-9 cell migration (A) and invasion (B), assessed by modified Boyden chamber. Cells cultured with blank medium acted as control.
Based on the scratch assays results, we further investigated the effects of HGF incorporated into collagen and fibrin using a modified Boyden chamber assay.
To this end, we used modified Boyden chambers and agarose spot assays to assess the chemotattractant potential of these molecules on OEMSCs.