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An In Vitro Adult Mouse Muscle-nerve Preparation for Studying the Firing Properties of Muscle Afferents

DOI :

10.3791/51948-v

10:36 min

September 24th, 2014

September 24th, 2014

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1Department of Mechanical Engineering, San José State University, 2J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 3Department of Physiology, Emory University School of Medicine, 4Department of Biological Sciences, San José State University

Muscle sensory neurons are involved in proprioceptor signaling and also report on metabolic state and injury related events. We describe an adult mouse in vitro muscle-nerve preparation for studies on stretch-activated muscle afferents.

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