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20160102_0046
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Sections of murine fibrosarcoma placed on glass slides were circled using an ImmunoMarker

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20160102_0046

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2016

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27.77 x 27.77 cm / 300 dpi

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Sections of murine fibrosarcoma induced subcutaneously in mice placed on glass slides were circled using an ImmunoMarker. The fibrosarcoma models spontaneously generated HEV blood vessels (high endothelium veinules) 8 days after induction in the mouse. Researchers were seeking to detect the presence of specific RNA for these blood vessels on the glass slides. They therefore deposited a mixture of antibodies on the sections in order to co-mark the RNA of the vessels. The ImmunoMarker formed a water-repellent barrier around the tumour in order to preserve the antibodies after they have been positioned.

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