Homogenization of Soft Tissues (Rat Liver) in Iso‐osmotic Media


Rat liver and other soft tissue from small mammals can be homogenized using a Potter‐Elvehjem (Teflon/glass) homogenizer.

Keywords: rat; liver; homogenization; nuclei; mitochondria; peroxisomes; organelles


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Graham, John M(Mar 2004) Homogenization of Soft Tissues (Rat Liver) in Iso‐osmotic Media. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003802]