Novel microfluidic platform for culturing neurons: culturing and biochemical analysis of neuronal components.

Abstract

Neurons, one of the most polarized types of cells, are typically composed of cell bodies (soma), dendrites, and axons. Many events such as electric signal transmission, axonal transport, and local protein synthesis occur in the axon, so that a method for isolating axons from somata and dendrites is required for systematically investigating these axonal… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/biot.200900159

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