amniotic epithelium

amniotic epithelium

See Amnion.
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The umbilical cord begins to form at five weeks after conception which becomes progressively longer until 28 weeks of gestation, reaching an average length of 55-65 cm long with outer amniotic epithelium.
1 per cent sterile EDTA solution for 30 min and then gently scrubbed with an epithelial scrubber (BD Lincoln Park, NJ) to remove the amniotic epithelium without breaking the underlying basement membrane, as previously described.
Amniotic epithelium produces basic fibroblast growth factor, hepatocyte growth factor and transforming growth factor p.
Further studies are needed to understand the properties of the amniotic epithelium that retains the sternness in the cultured limbal stem cells.