IUBio Biosequences .. Software .. Molbio soft .. Network News .. FTP

Neuronal Tracing dyes

Heather Etchevers hcorbett at garnet.berkeley.edu
Tue Feb 27 20:44:39 EST 1996

> In article <4gkcgu$npo at mserv1.dl.ac.uk>, "D.J.Brownlee"
<djab at soton.ac.uk> writes:

> >I am currently trying to label invertebrate neurones with various
> >dyes-- DiA, DiO, DiQ, in addition to fluorescein have all been
> >mentioned as possible candidates.  Are there other probes also??

I'm not sure how you are labelling - by injection, by lipophilic membrane
diffusion - but biocytin is a nice marker that works in invertebrate
(crayfish) tissue, and Lucifer yellow is a fantastic dye fill for leech
neurons, going out to the very last process. I've only ever used Mol.
Probes, sorry.


More information about the Neur-sci mailing list

Send comments to us at biosci-help [At] net.bio.net