Clemens.Sabelhaus at ifn-magdeburg.de says...
>I would like to culture hippocampal slices from adult rats.
>To my knowledge, nobody succeeded in doing this so far.
They are usually called organotypic cultures and seem to preserve
hippocampal structure though the slice slowly forms a monolayer. Look for
papers by B. H. Gahwiler (umlaut on a) - eg a 1993 PNAS one. Good luck - I
think it is not that easy!
Richard Vickery \ / Our Quest is for meaning,
Physiology, UCL (London) (oVo) but the Meaning IS the quest.
ph. 44-171-387 7050 x3256 ) (
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