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. Cell Biology

    An in vivo reporter for tracking lipid droplet dynamics in transparent zebrafish

    Dianne Lumaquin et al.
    A novel transgenic lipid droplet reporter in transparent casper zebrafish allows direct visualization of individual lipid droplets in a living animal.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Detecting adaptive introgression in human evolution using convolutional neural networks

    Graham Gower et al.
    Convolutional neural networks are an effective tool for detecting archaic adaptive introgression from genomic data.
    1. Neuroscience

    Introduction to the EQIPD quality system

    Anton Bespalov et al.
    A system has been developed that supports generation of reliable basic biomedical research data while being open-access and lean with no negative impact on freedom of scientific exploration.
    1. Neuroscience

    Cross-species analysis defines the conservation of anatomically segregated VMH neuron populations

    Alison H Affinati et al.
    This atlas and analysis of conserved ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus (VMH) neuron populations provides an unbiased starting point for the analysis of VMH circuitry and function.
    1. Neuroscience

    Metal microdrive and head cap system for silicon probe recovery in freely moving rodent

    Mihály Vöröslakos et al.
    A reusable system of 3D printed stainless steel microdrive and plastic head cap allows stable recording of electrophysiological data in mice and rats and easy recovery of silicon probes.
    1. Neuroscience

    Optogenetic strategies for high-efficiency all-optical interrogation using blue-light-sensitive opsins

    Angelo Forli et al.
    A new soma-targeted variant of the large-conductance blue-light-sensitive opsin CoChR combined with advanced optical stimulation methods allows high-efficiency all-optical neuronal imaging and stimulation in mouse brain in vivo.
    1. Developmental Biology

    Live-imaging of endothelial Erk activity reveals dynamic and sequential signalling events during regenerative angiogenesis

    Kazuhide S Okuda et al.
    Live-imaging of a transgenic reporter of vascular Erk signalling in zebrafish reveals sequential signalling mechanisms during the initiation of regeneration in wounded blood vessels.