Materials

1. Sexually mature male mice (2 mo old) or rats (5 wk old).

2. Dissection instruments (e.g., from Arnold Horwell, West Hampstead, London, UK).

3. Dissection scissors (large and small).

4. Fine blunt forceps (one pair curved, one pair straight).

5. Sharp curved forceps.

6. Watchmaker's forceps (size 5).

7. Curved surgical needle (size 10, triangular, pointed).

8. Surgical silk sutures (size 5).

9. Autoclips and applicator.

10. Anaesthetics: Avertin for mice, CRC for rats.

11. Bunsen burner.

12. 70% Ethanol in squeeze bottle.

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