Immunofluorescent Staining

Man, I love immunofluorescent staining!  I know this is dorky, but theres something awesome about seeing right into cells with glowstick-tagged antibodies.

Rat Intestine - Myosin Heavy Chain - Green (FITC); Cell Nuclei - Blue (DAPI)

Rat Intestine - Myosin Heavy Chain - Green (FITC); Cell Nuclei - Blue (DAPI) 400x

Rat Intestine: H&E stain

Rat Intestine: H&E stain 400x

Rat Intestine: Smooth Muscle Actin - Green (FITC); Cell Nuclei - Blue (DAPI)

Rat Intestine: Smooth Muscle Actin - Green (FITC); Cell Nuclei - Blue (DAPI)

Rat Intestine: H&E Stain

Rat Intestine: H&E Stain

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2 responses to “Immunofluorescent Staining

  1. I’m stealing your pictures for my future middle science class; nothing gets kids mesmerized quite like rat inside, at least that’s my theory. Don’t worry I’ll put copyright ‘walthpants’ on everything.

  2. please take them. i have plenty more where they came from… and maybe could even send you some slides so they can look in-person. immunostaining would be a good class lecture! but maybe a little over their heads.

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