Hexin Chen Department of Biological Science, University of South Carolina, USA
3 protocols

Pang-Kuo Lo Biological Sciences Department, University of South Carolina, USA
2 protocols
Gal Haimovich Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
101 protocols

Nicoletta Cordani University of Milano-Bicocca
26 protocols

Ruth Franklin Yale University
15 protocols

Sylvaine You 1 protocol

Sara Johnson
  • University of South Carolina
Research focus
  • Stem cell
  • 2 Author merit


BA in biology, 2010, Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, USA

Current position

Graduate student in the Ph.D. program, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, USA


  1. Thompson, K. J., Lau, K. N., Johnson, S., Martinie, J. B., Iannitti, D. A., McKillop, I. H. and Sindram, D. (2011). Leptin inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma proliferation via p38-MAPK-dependent signalling. HPB (Oxford) 13(4): 225-233.
2 Protocols published
Authors:  Sara Johnson, Hexin Chen and Pang-Kuo Lo, date: 02/05/2013, view: 13357, Q&A: 0
The isolation of cancer epithelial cells from mouse mammary tumor is accomplished by digestion of the solid tumor. Red blood cells and other contaminates are removed using several washing techniques such that primary epithelial cells can further ...
Authors:  Sara Johnson, Hexin Chen and Pang-Kuo Lo, date: 02/05/2013, view: 50176, Q&A: 3
A tumorsphere is a solid, spherical formation developed from the proliferation of one cancer stem/progenitor cell. These tumorspheres (Figure 1a) are easily distinguishable from single or aggregated cells (Figure 1b) as the cells appear to become ...
4 Protocols reviewed
Isolation and Culture of Murine Hepatic Stellate Cells
Authors:  Rucha V. Modak and Dietmar M. Zaiss, date: 11/05/2019, view: 5197, Q&A: 0
Hepatic stellate cells (HSCs), alternatively known as liver pericytes, can differentiate into myofibroblasts and secrete extra-cellular matrix components, thereby promoting wound healing and fibrosis. Studying HSCs can provide insights into the ...
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Insulin Tolerance Test under Anaesthesia to Measure Tissue-specific Insulin-stimulated Glucose Disposal
Insulin resistance is a pathophysiological state defined by impaired responses to insulin and is a risk factor for several metabolic diseases, most notably type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance occurs in insulin target tissues including liver, adipose ...
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