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A Method for the Measurement of Salivary Gland Function in Mice

DOI :

10.3791/57203-v

January 25th, 2018

January 25th, 2018

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1Arthritis and Clinical Immunology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Salivary gland hypofunction is a frequent consequence of autoimmune disease and radiation therapy. Reproducible evaluation of salivary gland function in mouse models of these diseases is a technical challenge. Here, a simple method for accurate and reproducible measurement of saliva production in mice is described.

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