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Intravital Microscopy for Imaging Subcellular Structures in Live Mice Expressing Fluorescent Proteins

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10.3791/50558-v

September 1st, 2013

September 1st, 2013

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1Intracellular Membrane Trafficking Unit, Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Branch National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, 2Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , 3Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University

Intravital microscopy is a powerful tool that enables imaging various biological processes in live animals. In this article, we present a detailed method for imaging the dynamics of subcellular structures, such as the secretory granules, in the salivary glands of live mice.

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