long lasting probe for cell migration tracking?

Luigi Russo luvirhl at flashnet.it
Mon Jan 29 15:00:10 EST 1996


brians at interlog.com (Brian Scott) wrote:
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> Subject: long lasting label for tracking cell migration?
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> Hello,
> 
> I'd like to know if anyone could recommend a long lasting label which would
> allow us to track the migration of newborn cells within the rat CNS and
> allow us to visualize the cells for in vitro recording at their final
> locations.  The ideal situation would be to microinject the label into the
> area of interest and wait for three to four weeks.  Then visualize the cells
> in vitro with fluorescence and then do patch clamping when the cells are at
> their final locations.  Has this been done before?  Can a fluorescent probe
> last for this length of time in vivo?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Brian
> 
> 
> -- 
> Brian Scott            | "In other studies you go as far as others have gone
> brians at interlog.com    |  before you, and there is nothing more to know; but
>  Physiology student +  |  in scientific pursuit there is continual food for
>  general science buff. |  discovery and wonder."  -  Victor Frankenstein  

  Hi,
  I do not know the answer to your question.
  Anyway I would like to tell you that:
  - the thought of Victor Fr is very attractive
  - I also like to work with fluorescence in many research fields
  Luigi (CV surgeon)



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