leader's approved protocol to: 1) anesthetize the mice, 2) perform saline perfusion, which euthanizes the mouse by exsanguination, 3) dissect the mouse to display the mouse aorta in situ, 4) remove the aorta and trim off adventitial tissue, 5) cut the aorta longitudinally and fix it flattened between two microscope slides, 6) stain the aorta with oil red O, 7) mount the aorta on a microscope slide, and 8) quantify the % surface lesion area in the entire aorta, as well as in the regions of the aortic arch, and thoracic and abdominal aortas. Utilization of the Core Facility

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
5P01HL029582-30
Application #
8448093
Study Section
Heart, Lung, and Blood Initial Review Group (HLBP)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-04-01
Budget End
2014-03-31
Support Year
30
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$248,583
Indirect Cost
$90,250
Name
Cleveland Clinic Lerner
Department
Type
DUNS #
135781701
City
Cleveland
State
OH
Country
United States
Zip Code
44195
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