The Rat Brain In Stereotaxic Coordinates

Hardcover | October 24, 2013

byGeorge Paxinos, Charles WatsonEditorGeorge Paxinos

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Since its first edition in 1982, the Paxinos and Watson rat brain atlas has become the most trusted source of accurate coordinates and anatomical information in laboratories throughout the world. It has been cited over 60,000 times, making it the most cited publication in neuroscience. The seventh edition incorporates new findings on developmental gene expression and presents the boundaries of neuromeres in sagittal sections. 161 thoroughly revised coronal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates spaced at 120 m intervals 19 thoroughly revised sagittal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates 27 thoroughly revised horizontal diagrams and accompanying photographic plates Photographic plates printed from high resolution digital images in color Diagrams of all spinal cord segments The most accurate and virtually universally used stereotaxic coordinate system Neuromeric segments delineated in sagittal sections A 'mini-atlas' of 14 diagrams to assist beginning students of neuroanatomy Over 1000 structures identified Electronic diagrams available to purchasers of this book via a companion web site http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123919496/

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Since its first edition in 1982, the Paxinos and Watson rat brain atlas has become the most trusted source of accurate coordinates and anatomical information in laboratories throughout the world. It has been cited over 60,000 times, making it the most cited publication in neuroscience. The seventh edition incorporates new findings on d...

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Since its first edition in 1982, the Paxinos and Watson rat brain atlas has become the most trusted source of accurate coordinates and anatomical information in laboratories throughout the world. It has been cited over 60,000 times, making it the most cited publication in neuroscience. The seventh edition incorporates new findings on d...

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 Coordi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:472 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:October 24, 2013Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Features of the Edition
Introduction
Methods
Stereotaxic reference system
Nomenclature and the construction of abbreviations
The basis of delineation of structures
References
Index of structures
Index of abbreviations
Parts of the rat brain
Figures

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".this version contains 161 revised coronal diagrams with accompanying photographic plates of microtome slides taken at 120 micrometer intervals through the brain from its anterior to posterior end.The book will be useful to students and teachers of neuroanatomy in medical schools, with additional uses in neurological research and specialist veterinary medicine."--ProtoView.com, March 2014