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Visualization of the Interstitial Cells of Cajal (ICC) Network in Mice
 

Visualization of the Interstitial Cells of Cajal (ICC) Network in Mice

Article doi: 10.3791/2802
July 27th, 2011

Summary July 27th, 2011

The interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) are the pacemaker cells of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They form complex networks between smooth muscle cells and post-ganglionic neuronal fibers to regulate GI contractility. Here, we present immunofluorescence methods cross-sectional and whole-mount visualization of murine ICC networks.

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