ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences

Tissue preparation and dissection

Whole Animal Perfusion Fixation for Rodents

Whole Animal Perfusion Fixation for Rodents is a 9 minute video which describes the methodology for the perfusion fixation of rodents. It includes a description of apparatus required, surgical preparation of the animal, perfusion fixation itself and the subsequent dissection and storage of brain tissue. The video is accompanied by a transcript.

This resource was created by Dr’s Gage, Kipke and Shain from the Department of Biomedical Engineering University of Michigan and the University of Washington School of Medicine, USA. It is a free access resource available from the Journal of Visualized Experiments, with copyright being retained by the Journal.

This resource will be of use to researchers who which to learn this technique.

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