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Induction of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in a Mouse Model

The video demonstrates the induction of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in a mouse model by injecting a combination of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoproteins and inactivated Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The model enables researchers to study disease mechanisms and test therapeutic interventions.

All procedures involving animal models have been reviewed by the local institutional animal care committee and the JoVE veterinary review board.

1. Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis or EAE Model

  1. Induction of the EAE model
    1. Use 10- to 13-week-old female 129S4/SvJae×C57BL/6 mice for the induction of EAE.
    2. Give the mice a subcutaneous injection, into the upper and lower back, of the encephalitogenic MOG35 - 55 (myelin .......

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