A Method to Enable the Investigation of Murine Bronchial Immune Cells

A Method to Enable the Investigation of Murine Bronchial Immune Cells, their Cytokines and Mediators. Maxeiner JH, Karwot R, Hausding M, Sauer KA, Scholtes P, Finotto S.  Nat Protoc. 2007;2(1):105-12.

Innovative therapies for severe lung diseases (such as allergic and chronic asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or any type of lung cancer) require a detailed […]

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Using Unfixed, Frozen Tissues to Study Natural Mucin Distribution

Cohen, M., Varki, N. M., Jankowski, M. D., Gagneux, P.  J. Vis. Exp. (67), e3928, doi:10.3791/3928 (2012).

Mucins are complex and heavily glycosylated O-linked glycoproteins, which contain more than 70% carbohydrate by weight(1-3). Secreted mucins, produced by goblet cells and the gastric mucosa, provide the scaffold for a micrometers-thick mucus layer that lines the epithelia […]

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