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Mouse embryos E16 injection with BrdU

Goal

  1. Assesment of BrdU-labeled cells' migration during undisturbed ontogenesis
  2. To be co-immunostained for BrdU and nestin

Animals

Mothers

rl115a - 34.4g

Embryos

Materials

  • BrdU solution: 5mg/ml in saline with 0.007 N NaOH (i.e. dilute 2N NaOH 286x). NaOH usually unnecessary.

Procedure

Protocol follows the original experiment [1]. BrdU injected to a pregnant mother:

  • dose 50µg/g
  • single injection labels during period extending from 15min to at least 2hr

i.e. total volume to be prepared 2x.39 = 0.78mL. Make 1000µL from 1 * 5mg = 5mg

Injection regime:

34g and -> inj'd 0.34mL-45'-0.34mL
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