Isolation and Characterization of Mouse Neutrophils

  • Niki D. J. Ubags
  • Benjamin T. SurattEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1809)


Isolation of murine neutrophils from several anatomical compartments allows for functional characterization and analysis of these cells. Here we describe the isolation of bone marrow, peripheral blood, and lung airspace and interstitial neutrophil populations, using density gradient separation, lavage, and flow cytometry techniques.

Key words

Neutrophils Isolation Density gradient Blood Marrow Lung 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of Vermont College of MedicineBurlingtonUSA

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