Micro Knives - Plastic Handle
Company: Fine Science Tools
Catalog#: 10315-12
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Retinal Explant Culture
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Date:
2014-01-20
[Abstract]  A particularly powerful culture method for the retina is the explant assay, which consists in culturing a small piece of retina on an organotypic filter. Retinal explants can be prepared any time between embryonic day 13 (E13) and postnatal day 4 (P4). Although retinal ganglion cells tend to degenerate shortly after they are generated in explants, and photoreceptor cells do not grow extended outer segments, the explants will develop very similarly to a retina in vivo and generate all ...

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