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The following is a detailed protocol for the isolation, purification and culture of murine brain microglia cells using neutral enzyme digestion and shaking. The protocol below is designed to isolate and culture a large number of purified inactivated microglia cells. Neutral enzyme digestion allows for minimal cellular damage and a higher cell recovery compared to other mechanical dissociative methods such as mincing. Cells cultured using this method will display the size and morphological features of microglia cells.

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