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Visualizing the Morphological Characteristics of Neuromuscular Junction in Rat Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle

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10.3791/63954-v

May 17th, 2022

May 17th, 2022

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1Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences

The protocol shows a method to examine spatial correlation among the pre-synaptic terminals, post-synaptic receptors, and peri-synaptic Schwann cells in the rat medial gastrocnemius muscle using fluorescent immunohistochemistry with different biomarkers, namely, neurofilament 200, vesicular acetylcholine transporter, alpha-bungarotoxin, and S100.

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Neuromuscular Junction

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