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A perfusion protocol for lizards, including a method for brain removal

Hoops, Daniel


The goal of fixation is to rapidly and uniformly preserve tissue in a life-like state. Perfusion achieves optimal fixation by pumping fixative directly through an animal's circulatory system. Standard perfusion techniques were developed primarily for application in mammals, which are traditional neuroscience research models. Increasingly, other vertebrate groups are also being used in neuroscience. Following mammalian perfusion protocols for non-mammalian vertebrates often results in failed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: MethodsX
DOI: 10.1016/j.mex.2015.03.005


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