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Table 1 Reagents/supplies and surgical tools required to perform the procedure

From: Craniula: A cranial window technique for prolonged imaging of brain surface vasculature with simultaneous adjacent intracerebral injection

Surgical Tool Company Catalog No.
Standard forceps, Dumont #5 Fine Science Tools Inc., Foster City, CA, USA 11251-30
Micro points, stainless steel, 15.5 cm, 45 degrees Fine Science Tools 10066-15
Double-pronged tissue pick, 11 cm, stainless steel Fine Science Tools 18067-11
Moria Bonn scissors, Inox, 9 cm, straight, sharp–sharp Fine Science Tools 14381-43
Hot glass-bead sterilizer Fine Science Tools 18000-45
Stereotaxic frame Stoelting Co., Wood Dale, IL, USA 51600
Gas anesthesia mask for mouse stereotactics Harvard apparatus Inc, Holliston, MA, USA 51609 M
High-speed drill (Ideal Micro-Drill™ CellPoint Scientific, Gaithersburg, MD, USA 67-1200
Inhalational anesthesia vaporizer EZ Anesthesia, Palmer, PA, USA EZ-7000
Deltaphase® Isothermal Pad  Braintree Scientific Inc., Braintree, MA, USA  39 DP
Dissecting microscope Carl Zeiss AG, Oberkochen, Germany Stemi 2000
Reagents and Supplies Company Catalog no.
Dexamethasone 2 mg/ml Clipper Distributing Company, St Joseph, MO, USA 18105-01
Isoflurane Vedco Inc., St Joseph, MO, USA NDC 50989-150-15
Alcohol prep pads Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, MA, USA 22363750
PDI™ Povidone-Iodine Prep Pad Thermo Fisher Scientific 06-669-70
Saline solution (PBS) 0.9 % Thermo Fisher Scientific S5815
Artificial cerebral spinal fluid (ACSF) Tocris Bioscience, Bristol, United Kingdom 3525
Puralube® vet ophthalmic ointment Dechra Pharmaceuticals, Northwich, United Kingdom NA
Super Glue LocTite® LocTite® Brand–Consumer Products Henkel Corporation, Westlake, OH, USA LOC1364076
Syringe, BD™ slip tip sterile Thermo Fisher Scientific 309659
Trimmer, Safe T-Light Braintree Scientific CLP-24 090
3 M Vetbond glue Thermo Fisher Scientific NC9604126