Re: synaptic neuropil

From:IHC World


If you do immunohistochemical staining, an antibody for synaptotagmin is a
marker for synaptic neuropil. Another alternative is using EM technique to
visulize synaptic neuropil. Hope this helps.

IHC World
Online Information Center for Immunohistochemistry

----- Original Message -----
From: "Maria Mejia" 
Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 3:44 PM
Subject: synaptic neuropil

> Greetings!
> I was wondering if any one is willing to share there protocol for
> viewing
> synaptic neuropils in neural tissue? Is there a tinctorial stain or
> immunohistochemical method that I can use on butterfly brain sections?
> Can anyone please provide alternatives methods for viewing synaptic
> neuropils?
> Any information you can provide will be most appreciated.
> regards
> Maria Mejia
> Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research
> S.F.CA
> email:
> Lab phone: (415)-345-2185/2165

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