Dr Dimitar Dimitrov making a giant synapse preparation

8 Apr 2016
Michele Fontana
Dr Dimitar Dimitrov making a giant synapse preparation

A culture preparation starts with the collection of specific parts of mice brain. The tissues are broken down into in single cells. These cells are put in a dish with the appropriate culture medium. After 2-3 weeks, the cells form a giant synapse. This culture can then be used for scientific experiments.

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