In Vivo Neuromethods

  • Alan A. Boulton
  • Glen B. Baker
  • Alan N. Bateson

Part of the Neuromethods book series (NM, volume 32)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Albert Adell, Francesc Artigas
    Pages 1-33
  3. Richard S. Neuman
    Pages 35-54
  4. Stephen B. Dunnett
    Pages 55-87
  5. Dallas Treit, Janet Menard
    Pages 89-148
  6. Kathryn G. Todd, Roger F. Butterworth
    Pages 149-175
  7. Adil Nazarali, Ramanan Puthucode
    Pages 253-293
  8. Abdel-Mouttalib Ouagazzal, James M. Tepper, Ian Creese
    Pages 295-324
  9. Vanderwolf C. H., Leung L. -W. S.
    Pages 325-357
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 383-396

About this book

Introduction

In Vivo Neuromethods is the first of three successor works that update and expand the best-selling inaugural volume of Humana Press's warmly-received Neuromethods series, General Neurochemical Techniques (vol. 1). This important new book offers critical reviews of key techniques for investigating nervous system function, as well as the actions of drugs on the nervous system. The surveys range from authoritative treatment of such well-established techniques as the recording of electrical activity in the brain, to practical coverage of state-of-the-art methods, including neural transplantation and antisense technology. The techniques described are particularly suitable for studying the mechanisms of action of psychotropic drugs and drugs of abuse, as well as the etiology and pharmacotherapy of neuropsychiatric diseases and neurodegenerative disorders. Several of the methods detailed are highly useful in screening potential drugs for the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

The companion volumes, Molecular Neurobiology Techniques and Cell Neurobiology Techniques concentrate on in vitro approaches. Like their original predecessor, all three cutting-edge works will prove exceptionally useful to those basic and clinical neuroscientists who want to expand the range of their current research, or to develop competence in complimentary methods.






Authors and affiliations

  • Alan A. Boulton
    • 1
  • Glen B. Baker
    • 2
  • Alan N. Bateson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  2. 2.University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1385/0896035115
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 1998
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-0-89603-511-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-637-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0893-2336
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6045
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