Primary Culture of Hippocampal Neurons from P0 Newborn Rats

@inproceedings{Nuez2008PrimaryCO,
  title={Primary Culture of Hippocampal Neurons from P0 Newborn Rats},
  author={Joseph A Nu{\~n}ez},
  booktitle={Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE},
  year={2008}
}
The physiological properties of hippocampal neurons are commonly investigated, especially because of the involvement of the hippocampus in learning and memory. Primary hippocampal cell culturing allows neuroscientists to examine the activity and properties of neurons at the individual cell and single synapse level. In this video, we will demonstrate how to isolate and grow primary hippocampal cells from newborn rats. The hippocampus may be isolated from each newborn animal in as short as 2 to 3… CONTINUE READING
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