The Chemoarchitectonic Atlas of the Rat Brain
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Chemoarchitectonic Atlas of the Rat Brain by George Paxinos
Book DescriptionNow in its 6th edition, written by the Paxinos and Watson, "The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates" has been the most used reference of neuroscientists for the past twenty five years. Both the illustrations and nomenclature of the atlas have become standard tools used by almost all research neuroscientists who deal with anatomy, physiology, or function. In 1999, the same authors published volumes "Chemoarchitectonic Atlas of the Rat Forebrain" and "Chemoarchitectonic Atlas of the Rat Brainstem". These publications have been recognized as providing an archive of chemical markers in the rat brain guiding researchers in the identification of structures in their own preparations in many areas of research.They provided primary data which researchers could apply to their own studies. These books were based on the 4th edition of the "Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates", and are now out of print. This second edition of the material in these books will combine the two volumes of the first edition into a single volume. The photographs are presented one to a page in the forebrain and midbrain areas, two to a page in the hindbrain. Different chemoarchitectonic stains are displayed with labels identifying the structures of the brain, following the delineations and nomenclature of the "Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates, Sixth Edition".New edition of the chemoarchitectonic atlas to accompany the gold standard reference on the neuroanatomy of the nervous system of the most important model animal in Neuroscience and experimental psychology. Chemoarchitectonic atlases have been providing an archive of chemical markers in the rat brain used in many areas of research. They provided primary data which helps researchers identify structures in their own preparations from neuroanatomical, physiological, neuropharmacological, and gene expression studies. This title combines the two books from the first edition on the rat forebrain and the rat brainstem into one. It contains thoroughly revised identification of structures following the new data from "The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates, 6th edition" and the "Chick Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780123742377
(216mm x 280mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Academic Press Inc
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author George Paxinos
Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates, Hardback (October 2013)
Incorporates findings on developmental gene expression and shows the boundaries of neuromeres in the diencephalon and brain stem. This book features: 161 thoroughly revised coronal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates spaced at 120 m intervals; and 19 thoroughly revised sagittal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates.
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Suitable for stereotaxic coordinates and delineations, this book features high-quality color plates scanned by the renowned microscopy unit of the Allen Institute for Brain Science.
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Author Biography - George Paxinos
Professor George Paxinos, AO (BA, MA, PhD, DSc) completed his BA at The University of California at Berkeley, his PhD at McGill University, and spent a postdoctoral year at Yale University. He is the author of almost 50 books on the structure of the brain of humans and experimental animals, including The Rat Brain in Stereotaxic Coordinates, now in its 7th Edition, which is ranked by Thomson ISI as one of the 50 most cited items in the Web of Science. Dr. Paxinos paved the way for future neuroscience research by being the first to produce a three-dimensional (stereotaxic) framework for placement of electrodes and injections in the brain of experimental animals, which is now used as an international standard. He was a member of the first International Consortium for Brain Mapping, a UCLA based consortium that received the top ranking and was funded by the NIMH led Human Brain Project. Dr. Paxinos has been honored with more than nine distinguished awards throughout his years of research, including: The Warner Brown Memorial Prize (University of California at Berkeley, 1968), The Walter Burfitt Prize (1992), The Award for Excellence in Publishing in Medical Science (Assoc Amer Publishers, 1999), The Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research (2001), The Alexander von Humbolt Foundation Prize (Germany 2004), and more.
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