Tools and Resources

A Tools and Resources article allows authors to publish the details of new experimental techniques, datasets, software tools, and other resources.

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    1. Neuroscience

    Long-term adult human brain slice cultures as a model system to study human CNS circuitry and disease

    Niklas Schwarz et al.
    Viral transduction and gene manipulation of adult human brain slices will be of great value allowing investigations including therapeutic screening, electrophysiological and structural studies of properties of human CNS circuitry.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Immunology and Inflammation

    Deep generative models for T cell receptor protein sequences

    Kristian Davidsen et al.
    Deep learning improves estimation of T cell receptor cohort frequencies and learns the rules of VDJ recombination, potentially making it helpful for vaccine design.
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Developmental Biology

    Tailored tetravalent antibodies potently and specifically activate Wnt/Frizzled pathways in cells, organoids and mice

    Yuyong Tao et al.
    Modular tetravalent antibodies can be engineered to stimulate signaling through any combination of Frizzled and LRP receptors to drive organoid growth and mobilize endogenous stem cells in vivo.
    1. Neuroscience

    Chronically implanted Neuropixels probes enable high-yield recordings in freely moving mice

    Ashley L Juavinett et al.
    A new device enables researchers to use and recycle extracellular electrodes (e.g. Neuropixels) for high-yield recordings during freely moving mouse experiments.
    1. Neuroscience

    Mapping the human subcortical auditory system using histology, postmortem MRI and in vivo MRI at 7T

    Kevin R Sitek et al.
    MRI methods are promising techniques for investigating the human subcortical auditory system, and these publicly available data, atlases, and tools make researching human audition simpler and more reliable.
    1. Cancer Biology

    Imaging of glucose metabolism by 13C-MRI distinguishes pancreatic cancer subtypes in mice

    Shun Kishimoto et al.
    Using noise suppression, real-time imaging of glucose metabolism is possible by 13C MRI and reveals previously undetected metabolic differences within tumors.
    1. Neuroscience

    Brian 2, an intuitive and efficient neural simulator

    Marcel Stimberg et al.
    1. Neuroscience

    MagC, magnetic collection of ultrathin sections for volumetric correlative light and electron microscopy

    Thomas Templier
    The augmentation of resin-embedded sample blocks with magnetic resin allows remote actuation of ultrathin sections and deposition at high packing density onto silicon wafers for correlative light and electron microscopy.