brians at interlog.com (Brian Scott) wrote:
>>> Newsgroups: bionet.neuroscience
> Subject: long lasting label for tracking cell migration?
> Organization: Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
>> 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?
> 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
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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)