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Glaucoma-inducing Procedure in an In Vivo Rat Model and Whole-mount Retina Preparation

DOI :

10.3791/53831-v

March 12th, 2016

March 12th, 2016

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1Department of Biological Sciences, Western Michigan University, 2Department of Biomedical Sciences, Grand Valley State University

Glaucoma is characterized by damage to retinal ganglion cells. Inducing glaucoma in animal models can provide insight into the study of this disease. Here, we outline a procedure that induces loss of RGCs in an in vivo rat model and demonstrates the preparation of whole-mount retinas for analysis.

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