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Live Imaging of Apoptotic Cell Clearance during Drosophila Embryogenesis

DOI :

10.3791/50151-v

August 18th, 2013

August 18th, 2013

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1Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and the Rappaport Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Here we describe an effective method for studying dynamics of apoptotic cell clearance in vivo. This method employs live Drosophila embryos as a powerful model for monitoring phagocytosis of apoptotic cells using specific labeling of apoptotic cells and phagocytes.

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