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Pancreatic Islet Embedding for Paraffin Sections

Pancreatic Islet Embedding for Paraffin Sections

Article DOI: 10.3791/57931
June 29th, 2018


Summary June 29th, 2018

Ex vivo pancreatic islet studies are important for diabetes research. Existing techniques to study cultured islets in their native 3-dimensional architecture are time consuming, inefficient, and infrequently used. This work describes a new, simple, and efficient method for generating high-quality paraffin sections of whole cultured islets.


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