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Precision cut lung slices #3: PCLS for specific respiratory disease research

Using precision-cut lung slices (PCLS) as an experimental model has revolutionized the study of respiratory diseases. PCLS offer a unique platform to investigate disease mechanisms,

Precision cut lung slices #2: Preparing and maintaining PCLS

The concept of using tissue slices to study organ metabolism and disease emerged in the 1920s, marking a significant milestone in the field of biomedical

Precision cut lung slices #1: Translation model for studying lung disease 

Respiratory diseases have a profound impact on human health, making their study of paramount importance. These diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) & Brain Research

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a type of dementia that affects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, which are responsible for personality, behavior, language,

Revolutionizing Sectioning Techniques: Exploring the Advancements in Rotary Microtomes

The field of histology and tissue sectioning has seen remarkable advancements over the years, and one essential tool that has played a significant role in

Empowering Neurophysiologists: Introducing the Vibratome Electrophysiology Kit for Acute Brain Slice Studies

Patch-clamp electrophysiology is a powerful technique used by neurophysiologists to investigate the electrical properties of neurons. Central to this process is the preparation of acute

Oxygenation of Buffer Solutions (ACSF) for Electrophysiology

Oxygenation of a buffer solution for electrophysiology is important to maintain the viability of cells and tissues, as well as to prevent the formation of

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