Culturing astrocytes from postnatal rats

Yangyang Huang, Cheryl F. Dreyfus

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The use of cultures has informed us of functions and regulation of astrocytes that were previously unknown. This chapter details the methods that result in such cultures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeural Development
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
Number of pages10
StatePublished - Sep 4 2013

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


  • Astrocyte
  • Cell culture
  • Glial cultures
  • Postnatal
  • Rat

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    Huang, Y., & Dreyfus, C. F. (2013). Culturing astrocytes from postnatal rats. In Neural Development: Methods and Protocols (pp. 71-80). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1018).