The Tree Shrew (tupaia Belangeri Chinensis) Brain In Stereotaxic Coordinates by Jiang-ning ZhouThe Tree Shrew (tupaia Belangeri Chinensis) Brain In Stereotaxic Coordinates by Jiang-ning Zhou

The Tree Shrew (tupaia Belangeri Chinensis) Brain In Stereotaxic Coordinates

byJiang-ning Zhou, Rong-jun Rong-jun Ni

Hardcover | November 11, 2016

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This atlas is currently the most systematic and comprehensive atlas of the tree shrew brain. The purpose of this book is to help scientists acquire accurate coordinates of the brain regions of the tree shrew, which is becoming a popular animal model for a variety of human diseases. This atlas contains series of 192 coronal sections, 36 sagittal sections, and 49 horizontal sections using Nissl staining or acetylcholinesterase histochemistry as well as a series of diagrams in stereotaxic coordinates. Original photomicrographs are obtained at single-cell resolution. In addition, we also referred to magnetic resonance images acquired at 250 um intervals with a magnetic resonance scanner 9.4T. Many brain structures are first identified in tree shrews and accurately presented in a stereotaxic coordinate system. The Bregma coordinates system is used for the first time in this tree shrew brain atlas. The atlas represents the collaboration between two indispensable skills of brain research, neuroanatomy and stereotaxic surgery. It will be extensively used in neuroscience research, particularly tree shrew brain study, and will help graduate students and researchers understand brain anatomy and acquire accurate reference coordinates.

Jiang-Ning Zhou is a professor and vice dean from College of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China. He is the director of CAS Key Laboratory of Brain Function and Disease, and the director of the Cognitive Neural Biology branch of the Chinese Neuroscience Society. He serves as the board member for the journal "Ne...
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Title:The Tree Shrew (tupaia Belangeri Chinensis) Brain In Stereotaxic CoordinatesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:588 pages, 27.9 × 21 × 0.03 inPublished:November 11, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811006105

ISBN - 13:9789811006104

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Author Information.- Background and Methods.- Coronal sections of the tree shrew brain.- Horizontal sections of the tree shrew brain.- Sagittal sections of the tree shrew brain.