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Morphogenesis of the mammalian aortic arch arteries

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posted on 2022-03-09, 10:05 authored by Simon BamforthSimon Bamforth
AmiraMesh datasets of mouse and human fetuses.
Mouse fetuses (collected in accordance with UK Home Office Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986) were fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde and scanned by magnetic resonance imaging.
Human fetuses were obtained from the MRC/Wellcome-Trust funded Human Developmental Biology Resource maintained at Newcastle University (, and processed for micro-CT imaging.
Data were opened in Amira Imaging software and saved as AmiraMesh files. These files were segemented to produce the three-dimensional images shown in the paper.


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