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Isolation of Giant Lampbrush Chromosomes from Living Oocytes of Frogs and Salamanders
 

Isolation of Giant Lampbrush Chromosomes from Living Oocytes of Frogs and Salamanders

Article doi: 10.3791/54103
December 5th, 2016 Usage Statistics

Summary December 5th, 2016

We present simple techniques for isolating giant transcriptionally active lampbrush chromosomes from living oocytes of frogs and salamanders. We describe how to observe these chromosomes "alive" by phase contrast or differential interference contrast, and how to fix them for fluorescent in situ hybridization or immunofluorescent staining.

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