Animal Models of Movement Disorders: Volume II by Emma L. LaneAnimal Models of Movement Disorders: Volume II by Emma L. Lane

Animal Models of Movement Disorders: Volume II

EditorEmma L. Lane, Stephen B. Dunnett

Hardcover | September 8, 2011

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Movement is the way that animals interact with their environment and is under the organization and complex control of the brain and spinal cord. Multiple central nervous systems, including cortex, basal ganglia, cerebellum, and brainstem, interact to provide precise motor control and integration. Damage or disease within these systems cause profound motor disturbances in man, which can be effectively modeled in animals to develop a better understanding and treatment of the human condition. Animal Models of Movement Disorders introduces a variety of methods and techniques used to model and assess motor function in experimental animals from lower orders, such as drosophila and c. elegans, through vertebrate species including fish, to mammals, such as rodents and non-human primates. The most advanced contemporary models in each system are presented at multiple levels of analysis from molecular and genetic modeling, lesions, anatomy, neurochemistry, to imaging and behavior. Volume II of this detailed collection contains sections on the basal ganglia, neo- and allo-cortical systems, cerebellar and brain stem systems, as well as spinal cord systems. Comprehensive and meticulous, Animal Models of Movement Disorders serves as a valuable reference for those studying motor disorders by covering methodologies in detail and providing the information necessary to consider both the appropriate models and assessment tools that can most informatively answer the key experimental issues in the field.
Title:Animal Models of Movement Disorders: Volume IIFormat:HardcoverDimensions:458 pagesPublished:September 8, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Basal Ganglia 1. Behavioral Assessment of Genetic Mouse Models of Huntington's Disease            Miriam A. Hickey and Marie-Françoise Chesselet 2. Excitotoxic Lesions of the Rodent Striatum            Máté D Döbrössy, Fabian Büchele, and Guido Nikkhah 3. Combination Lesion Models of MSA            Daniela Kuzdas and Gregor K. Wenning 4. The Role of the Dorsal Striatum in Instrumental Conditioning            Mark Rossi and Henry H. Yin 5. 3-Nitropropionic Acid and Other Metabolic Toxin Lesions of the Striatum            Cesar V. Borlongan and Paul R. Sanberg 6. Functional Assessment of Subcortical Ischemia            Tracy D. Farr and Rebecca C. Trueman Part II: Neo- and Allo-Cortical Systems 7. Functional Organization of Rat and Mouse Motor Cortex            G. Campbell Teskey and Bryan Kolb 8. Forebrain Circuits Controlling Whisker Movements            Kevin D. Alloway and Jared B. Smith 9. An Approach to Understanding the Neural Circuitry of Saccade Control in the Cerebral Cortex Using Antidromic Identification in the Awake Behaving Macaque Monkey Model            Kevin Johnston and Stefan Everling 10. Photothrombotic Infarction of Caudate Nucleus and Parietal Cortex            Toshihiko Kuroiwa and Richard F. Keep 11. Models of Rodent Cortical Traumatic Brain Injury            Frances Corrigan, Jenna M. Ziebell and Robert Vink 12. The Use of Commissurotomy in Studies of Interhemispheric Communication            Ian Steele-Russell Part III: Cerebellar and Brain Stem Systems 13. Genetic Models of Cerebellar Dysfunction            Robert Lalonde and Catherine Strazielle 14. Cerebellar Control of Fine Motor Function            Rachel M. Sherrard 15. Cerebellum and Classical Conditioning            Richard F. Thompson 16. Assessments of Visual Function            Ma'ayan Semo, Carlos Gias, Anthony Vugler and Peter John Coffey 17. The Role of the Pedunculopontine Tegmental Nucleus in Motor Disorders            Nadine K. Gut and Philip Winn Part IV: Spinal Cord Systems 18. Contusion Models of Spinal Cord Injury in Rats            Kelly A. Dunham and Candace L. Floyd 19. Demyelination Models in the Spinal Cord            Paul A. Felts, Damineh Morsali, Mona Sadeghian, Marija Sajic, and Kenneth J. Smith 20. Preparation of Spinal Cord Injured Tissue for Light and Electron Microscopy Including Preparation for Immunostaining            Margaret L. Bates, Raisa Puzis, and Mary Bartlett Bunge 21. Assessing Spinal Cord Injury            Gillian D. Muir and Erin J. Prosser-Loose 22. Precise Finger Movements in Monkeys            Roger Lemon