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Measuring Neuromuscular Junction Functionality

Measuring Neuromuscular Junction Functionality

Article DOI: 10.3791/55227 10:41 min
August 6th, 2017


Summary August 6th, 2017

A functional assessment of the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) can provide essential information on the communication between muscle and nerve. Here we describe a protocol to comprehensively evaluate both the NMJ and muscle functionality using two different muscle-nerve preparations, i.e. soleus-sciatic and diaphragm-phrenic.


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