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- n. The sectioning of a sample at low temperatures; normally following treatment with polyethylene glycol (to remove most water) and freezing
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For cryosectioning, embryos were removed from their eggs fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde/PBS for 1-2 hours, then transferred overnight into 30% sucrose/PBS at 4°C and finally embryos were embedded in OCT (Tissue-Tek, Andwin Scientific) for block preparation.
We are grateful to Prof. Lily Jan for helpful discussion, Ivy Hsieh for electron microscopy assistance, Margaret Mayes for tissue cryosectioning, Monika Jain for technical support, Dr. Hua Wang for signal processing assistance, and Sean Van Slyck and the California Transplant Donor Network for human tissue.
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