2 articles published in JoVE
A Cell Culture Model of Resistance Arteries Lauren A. Biwer1,2, Christophe Lechauve3, Sheri Vanhoose4, Mitchell J. Weiss3, Brant E. Isakson1,2 1Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 3 A cell culture model of resistance arteries is described, allowing for the dissection of signaling pathways in endothelium, smooth muscle, or between endothelium and smooth muscle (the myoendothelial junction). The selective application of agonists or protein isolation, electron microscopy, or immunofluorescence can be utilized using this cell culture model.
Measurement of Carbon Dioxide Production from Radiolabeled Substrates in Drosophila melanogaster Michelle L. Bland1 1Department of Pharmacology, University of Virginia This paper describes a method for the measurement of fuel oxidation in Drosophila melanogaster in which trace amounts of specific radiolabeled metabolic substrates are fed to flies. The exhaled radiolabeled CO2 that is a produced from fuel oxidation is collected and measured.