mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs)

Kyle Legate via (by legatek from
Fri Mar 9 02:32:03 EST 2007

Antonio wrote:
> Why are MEF usually generated from 14.5 day old embryos?
> Thanks
Because by that time the organs have coalesced enough that they can be 
easily scooped from the body cavity and discarded, and the carcass is 
still soft enough to be easily macerated.

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