Frequently used on human and mouse brain sections for detecting pathologies in the endocytic-autophagic-lysosomal pathways such as changes in the numbers, types and distribution of vacuoles, and expression levels of individual molecules in the pathways.
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avidin-biotin complex, ABC, immunofluorescence, brain sections, confocal microscopy
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