Kidney imaging: Intravital microscopy

Takashi Hato, Seth Winfree, Pierre C. Dagher

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Intravital two-photon microscopy is a powerful imaging tool for investigating various biological processes in live animals. This chapter describes an overview of intravital imaging of the rodent kidney including animal surgery, characteristics of renal tubular autofluorescence, in vivo use of fluorescent probes, and renal immune-cell tracking.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages8
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • Intravital two-photon microscopy
  • Kidney
  • Oxidative stress
  • Renal immune cell imaging

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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    Hato, T., Winfree, S., & Dagher, P. C. (2018). Kidney imaging: Intravital microscopy. In Methods in Molecular Biology (pp. 129-136). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1763). Humana Press Inc..