Separating Viable Tissue Layers

  • Georgia E. Lesh-Laurie


Each of the two tissue layers of hydra possesses a unique and characteristic cellular composition. Therefore, viable separate layers can be used in a variety of physiological and developmental studies. I describe here three commonly used methods for isolating viable hydra endoderm and ectoderm.


Tissue Layer Hypodermic Needle Culture Water Basal Disk Perfusion Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georgia E. Lesh-Laurie
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyCleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA

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