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The Frozen Brain Atlas provides students, educators, and scientists with a tool to further explore the architecture of the brain. Current brain atlases allow users to navigate sectioned brain tissue using histological staining; however, they fail to capture naturally visible structures post sectioning. Through immediate post sectioning image collection, the natural contrast of the brain reveals unique structural details that are rarely seen by traditional staining procedures. By utilizing indexing and interactive labeling, the Nova Southeastern University Frozen Brain Atlas will allow identification of brain regions when used as a correlative tool for modalities including receptor autoradiography, immunofluorescence, and other anatomical methods.
Neuroscience, Receptor Autoradiography, Mouse, Brain Atlas, Brain, Anatomy, Cryocut, Microscopy, Neuroanatomy
Animal Structures | Nervous System | Science and Mathematics Education | Structural Biology
Builes, Natalie Andrea; Casciato, Dominick Joseph; Bergoine, Samantha Taylor; and Speth, Robert, "Frozen Brain Atlas" (2016). Frozen Brain Atlas. 1.