© 1990

Molecular Neurobiological Techniques

  • Alan A. Boulton
  • Glen B. Baker
  • Anthony T. Campagnoni

Part of the Neuromethods book series (NM, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Sammye Newman, Anthony T. Campagnoni
    Pages 13-48
  3. Gabriel H. Travis, Robert J. Milner, J. Gregor Sutcliffe
    Pages 49-78
  4. Robert J. Milner, J. Gregor Sutcliffe
    Pages 79-115
  5. Wendy B. Macklin, Gelia W. Campagnoni
    Pages 117-151
  6. Robert S. Sparkes
    Pages 153-162
  7. M. Anne Spence
    Pages 163-175
  8. Brian Popko, Carol Readhead, Jessica Dausman, Leroy Hood
    Pages 221-237
  9. Michael C. Wilson, Gerald A. Higgins
    Pages 239-284
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 285-295

About this book


It goes without saying that the principles and techniques of molecular biology are having and will continue to have a major impact on investigations into nervous system structure and func tion. It is becoming increasingly apparent to neuroscientists in all subdisciplines that a working knowledge of the language, approaches, and techniques of molecular biology is indispensable for their work. For these reasons, the editors have decided to devote this volume of Neuromethods to the techniques of molecular biology and their application to neural systems. There currently exist a number of excellent reference technical manuals that de scribe molecular neurobiological techniques in great detail, and many of these are cited within the chapters included in this volume. It was not the intention of the editors or authors of this volume to duplicate these efforts. Rather, our intention was to present to the neuroscientist who is relatively unfamiliar with these methodologies an understanding of how specific techniques are used to approach major molecular neurobiological problems as well as a set of techniques that work in the laboratories of the individuals writing the chapters. In some cases, there are duplica tions of techniques these have been retained to illustrate the range of variability of the technique and/or the flexibility of the method to study different types of problems. We hope that the chapters will provide the reader with an understanding of the methods and their applicability to neurobiological problems; and, perhaps, suggest new directions for the reader's research efforts. Anthony T.

Editors and affiliations

  • Alan A. Boulton
    • 1
  • Glen B. Baker
    • 2
  • Anthony T. Campagnoni
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  2. 2.University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  3. 3.University of CaliforniaLos Angeles

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Molecular Neurobiological Techniques
  • Editors Alan A. Boulton
    Glen B. Baker
    Anthony T. Campagnoni
  • Series Title Neuromethods
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 1990
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-89603-140-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-4087-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-59259-621-8
  • Series ISSN 0893-2336
  • Series E-ISSN 1940-6045
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVIII, 295
  • Number of Illustrations 16 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neurosciences
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An excellent set of chapters [on] the molecular biologist's contribution to the neurobiologist's arsenal.-Trends in the Neurosciences