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Articles by MaryAnn Mahajan in JoVE
Mouse Eye Enucleation for Remote High-throughput Phenotyping Vinit B. Mahajan1,2, Jessica M. Skeie1,2, Amir H. Assefnia2,3, MaryAnn Mahajan1,2, Stephen H. Tsang2,4 1Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa, 2Omics Laboratory, University of Iowa, 3School of Dentistry, UCLA, 4Bernard and Shirlee Brown Glaucoma Laboratory, Department of Ophthalmology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University The dissection technique illustrates enucleation of the mouse eye for tissue fixation to perform phenotyping in high-throughput screens.
Dissection of Human Retina and RPE-Choroid for Proteomic Analysis Thiago Cabral*1,2,7,8, Marcus A. Toral*3,4, Gabriel Velez3,4, James E. DiCarlo1,2, Anuradha M. Gore3, MaryAnn Mahajan3, Stephen H. Tsang1,2, Alexander G. Bassuk5,6, Vinit B. Mahajan3,9 1Barbara & Donald Jonas Stem Cell Laboratory, and Bernard & Shirlee Brown Glaucoma Laboratory, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 2Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 3Omics Laboratory, Byers Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University, 4Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Iowa, 5Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 6Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, 7Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), 8Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of EspÍrito Santo (UFES), 9Palo Alto Veterans Administration, Palo Alto, CA The human retina is composed of functionally and molecularly distinct regions, including the fovea, macula, and peripheral retina. Here, we describe a method using punch biopsies and manual removal of tissue layers from a human eye to dissect and collect these distinct retinal regions for downstream proteomic analysis.