[Histonet] To clarify : Mechanical tool for removing spinal cord from rats.

Susan.Ferrigon <@t> sanofi-aventis.com Susan.Ferrigon <@t> sanofi-aventis.com
Thu Oct 20 09:19:03 CDT 2005


What do people use to remove spinal cords from rats during post mortems??
At present we use large scissors to cut through the bone but are looking to
try a mechanical tool to replace this.
Does any one have any recomendations.??



Thanks to all who replied so quickly,

To clarify,

I am actually wanting to remove the whole spinal column with the cord
inside, so it would be a tool to cut through the ribs attached to the
spinal column,  we do a lot of pm's and are trying to make life a little
easier on the hands as cutting through the bone can be tough.

Thanks once again


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