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Clearing Methods

Imaging of thick (>50 um) tissue sections is often improved by clearing of the samples - treating them so that the normally opaque sample becomes clear. In 2007, we tested a number of clearing methods in conjunction with Nan Tang. The results are summarized in this white paper. More recently, a very promising protocol has been published by the Miyawaki lab, which uses 4M urea to render whole mouse embryos essentially transparent.

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