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Current techniques for three-dimensional (3D) optical microscopy (deconvolution, confocal microscopy, and optical coherence tomography) generate 3D data by "optically sectioning" the specimen. This places severe constraints on the maximum thickness of a specimen that can be imaged. We have developed a microscopy technique that uses optical projection(More)
The Edinburgh MouseAtlas Project (EMAP) is a time-series of mouse-embryo volumetric models. The models provide a context-free spatial framework onto which structural interpretations and experimental data can be mapped. This enables collation, comparison, and query of complex spatial patterns with respect to each other and with respect to known or(More)
This paper provides a simple introduction to the reconstructions and data-handling tools stored on the Edinburgh Mouse Atlas CD, together with some of the ways in which the viewers and software can be used to understand mouse development and analyse data. The key aspect of the Mouse Atlas is that the underlying models are a complete representation of the(More)
eMouseAtlas ( www.emouseatlas.org ) is a comprehensive online resource to visualise mouse development and investigate gene expression in the mouse embryo. We have recently deployed a completely redesigned Mouse Anatomy Atlas website ( www.emouseatlas.org/emap/ema ) that allows users to view 3D embryo reconstructions, delineated anatomy, and high-resolution(More)
Many three-dimensional (3D) images are routinely collected in biomedical research and a number of digital atlases with associated anatomical and other information have been published. A number of tools are available for viewing this data ranging from commercial visualization packages to freely available, typically system architecture dependent, solutions.(More)
This research seeks to minimize the transmission of unnecessary data when sending forensically sound drive images from remote client locations back to a central site. Files such as operating-system files, applications, and media files are likely to exist on many hard drives. The concept combines common data from local stores with unique data from the remote(More)
EMAGE (http://www.emouseatlas.org/emage/) is a freely available database of in situ gene expression patterns that allows users to perform online queries of mouse developmental gene expression. EMAGE is unique in providing both text-based descriptions of gene expression plus spatial maps of gene expression patterns. This mapping allows spatial queries to be(More)
In the mouse embryo the anterior ectoderm undergoes extensive growth and morphogenesis to form the forebrain and cephalic non-neural ectoderm. We traced descendants of single ectoderm cells to study cell fate choice and cell behaviour at late gastrulation. In addition, we provide a comprehensive spatiotemporal atlas of anterior gene expression at stages(More)