Lymph node mapping in the mouse.

  title={Lymph node mapping in the mouse.},
  author={Maria Isabel Harrell and Brian M Iritani and Alanna Ruddell},
  journal={Journal of immunological methods},
  volume={332 1-2},
Accurate identification of lymph nodes in the mouse is critical for studies of tumor metastasis, and of regional immune responses following immunization. However, these small lymphatic organs are often difficult to identify in mice using standard dissection techniques, so that larger rats have been used to characterize rodent lymphatic drainage. We developed techniques injecting dye into the mouse footpad or tail, to label the lymphatic drainage of the hind leg and flank, pelvic viscera… CONTINUE READING
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