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Alka Mehra Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology
18 protocols

Gal Haimovich Weizmann Institute of Science
40 protocols

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Ran Chen
  • Stanford University
Research focus
  • Molecular biology
  • 7 Author merit
7 Protocols published
Isolation and Culture of Mouse Bone Marrow-derived Macrophages (BMM’phi’)
Author:  Ran Chen, date: 02/05/2012, view: 42104, Q&A: 13
Bone marrow derived macrophages are a type of white blood cell that can be isolated from mammalian bone marrow. In this protocol, a method is described in which bone marrow cells are isolated from mouse leg bones (femur and tibia), and then ...
MTT Assay of Cell Numbers after Drug/Toxin Treatment
Author:  Ran Chen, date: 04/05/2011, view: 16094, Q&A: 1
MTT assay is a colorimetric method for measuring the activity of enzymes in living cells that reduce MTT to formazan dyes, giving a purple color. It is commonly used to determine cytotoxicity of potential medicinal agents and toxic materials, since ...
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Ectopic Gene Expression in Macrophages Using in vitro Transcribed mRNA
Authors:  Pallavi Chandra and Jennifer A. Philips, date: 05/20/2018, view: 355, Q&A: 0
Macrophages are immune cells that contribute to host defense through various mechanisms including phagocytosis and antigen presentation. Their antimicrobial capacity is subverted by clinically important intracellular pathogens such as Mycobacterium ...
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