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Preparation of Murine Submandibular Salivary Gland for Upright Intravital Microscopy

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10.3791/57283-v

May 7th, 2018

May 7th, 2018

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1Theodor-Kocher Institute, University of Bern, 2Center for Infectious Diseases, Integrative Virology, University Clinic of Heidelberg

We describe a protocol to surgically expose and stabilize the murine submandibular salivary gland for intravital imaging using upright intravital microscopy. This protocol is easily adaptable to other exocrine glands of the head and neck region of mice and other small rodents.

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