The TTorg plugin uses microscopy images (usually opened with the Bio-formats plugin) to analyze the organization level and the regularity of the transverse tubular system in muscle cells.
This is an automated analysis, the TTorg interface uses a minimum set of options to reduce human intervention.
A complete description can be found in the above publication.
Francois Gannier (francois.gannier at univ-tours.fr)
Come Pasqualin (come.pasqualin at univ-tours.fr)
If you need to cite the plugin, please do so by citing the following paper:
“AUTOMATIC QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF T-TUBULE ORGANIZATION IN CARDIAC MYOCYTES USING IMAGEJ”
Côme Pasqualin, François Gannier, Claire O Malecot, Pierre Bredeloux, Véronique Maupoil.
American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology, Vol. 308, Issue 3, pages C237-C245. February 2015.
Paper can be viewed here : http://ajpcell.physiology.org/content/308/3/C237
Download and unpack TTorg.zip in a TTorg subfolder inside the plugins folder, then restart ImageJ. A TT button should appear in toolset's bar. If not Select “Striation Analysis Menu” in Plugins/TTorg to add button.
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