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As one of the most commonly used assays in the field of cell migration, the Wound Healing Assay is conducted in order to study directional cell migration and cell-cell interaction in vitro. The basic procedure involves creating a "wound" in a cell monolayer, capturing images at regular intervals during cell migration until wound closure is reached, and the analysis of the image sequence in order to quantify the migration characteristics of these cells.

WimScratch, the Wound Healing Assay Image Analysis solution, is designed to generate objective and reproducible analysis results for Wound Healing Assays. The web-based automated solution generates results within minutes without the need to buy any extra software or hardware. Simply upload your assay images to our analysis platform and instantly receive detailed quantification for them.

You can find more information about WimScratch and the Wound Healing Assay by downloading our Product’s Detailed Description and Application Note on the right side of the page.
Scratch Assay image provided by the Department of Life Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung.
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Analysis data contain
  • ✔ Cell covered area
  • ✔ Overview chart
  • ✔ Center piece approximation
  • ✔ Speed of closure
  • ✔ Acceleration characteristics
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Case studies
The Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich
Center for Drug Research, Chair of Pharmaceutical Biology (Prof. Angelika Vollmar)
The Center for Drug Research covers all research areas around the development of novel drug – from chemical synthesis to innovative formulations. At the Chair of Pharmaceutical Biology (Prof. Dr. Angelika Vollmar) we investigate the pharmaceutical potential of natural compounds, be it of plant, animal or microbial origin.

Our main focus lies on tumor biology, with tumor angiogenesis (Prof. Dr. Stefan Zahler) as a central topic. Inhibiting the vessel growth in tumors in order to “starve” the malignancy is an old therapeutic concept, which has led to some clinical success, but still has its limits: due to evasive strategies of the tumors and to development of resistances we are still in need of novel therapeutic targets and inhibitors of angiogenesis.
Therefore, not only try to get a better academic understanding of the angiogenesis process, but also screen novel inhibitors. More complex angiogenesis assays, like the tube formation assay, are image based and tedious to evaluate by hand.

Therefore they often are of limited use for screening purposes. The WimTube module overcomes this problem: it enables a robust rational evaluation of tube formation assays, and allows us to use this assay in a medium throughput screening approach.
In addition to the highly reproducible analysis, we also get valuable morphological information, which has to date not been used in classical evaluation routines.
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Aksaray University
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Letters
Our main scientific interest is to combine biology and nanotechnology, meeting in cancer studies using multifunctional nanoparticles. Wimasis enables us to measure both in vitro scratch assay and in-ovo CAM assay by giving results in a shorter time and more standardized manner. Initial and final scratch sizes are determined using the WimScratch analysis tool and the difference between the two is used to determine migration distance using ratio of scratch area to cell covered area.

We also frequently use CAM model in angiogenesis studies. Instead of using the macroscopic scoring method, thanks to WimCAM we can reliably measure many parameters such as vesseldensity, total vessel network length, total branching points, total nets, and segment properties, hidden details in the images obtained after the nanomaterials-biological system interaction in CAM assay, thus we can make comparisons between these measurements in a short time. It also allows seeing measurements on the processed image after all these analyzes and makes you evaluate measurement quality. By this way, we cannot only save time but also get more reliable morphological information than classical methods.

As it is known, this is crucial for a better understanding of the relationship between cells/tissues and nano-sized structures and for making way for successful clinical applications. Thanks to Wimasis’ online tools, it is now possible to make more informative analyzes about interactions between nanomaterials and biological systems.
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