Microdialysis in the Neurosciences
Handbook of Clinical Neurology Series
- T. E. Robinson, Department of Biopsychology and Neuroscience Program, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
- J. B. Justice, Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
- Published: November 1991
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-444-89375-8
...timely contribution... well thought-out compendium... a valuable acquisition for those who want to avoid the pitfalls that were encountered by their predecessors
TRENDS IN NEUROSCIENCES
This book is generally well written with useful information in each chapter...essential for anyone using or considering the use of microdialysis sampling.
TRENDS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
this is an extremely stimulating and readily readable book...represents the state of the art in a rapidly expanding field...an obligatory purchase...
Table of ContentsPreface. List of Contributors.
SECTION I: Introduction to Microdialysis.
Introduction to intracerebral microdialysis (U. Ungerstedt). Microdialysis compared with other in vivo release models (B.H.C. Westerink, J.B. Justice, Jr.).
SECTION II: Issues of Quantification.
Quantitative microdialysis (P.F. Morrison et al.). Practical aspects of using microdialysis for determination of brain interstitial concentrations (H. Benveniste, A.J. Hansen).
SECTION III: Methodological Considerations.
Microdialysis and liquid chromatography (P.T. Kissinger). Procedures for microdialysis with smallbore HPLC (H.O. Pettit, J.B. Justice, Jr.). The use of microdialysis in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (L. St hle). Brain dialysis of monoamines (G. Di Chiara). The feasibility of repeated microdialysis for within-subjects design experiments: studies on the mesostriatal dopamine system (T.E. Robinson, D.M. Camp).
SECTION IV: The Application of Microdialysis in the Basic Neurosciences.
A microdialysis and automated on-line analysis approach to study central cholinergic transmission in vivo (G. Damsma, B.H.C. Westerink). Monitoring extracellular norepinephrine in brain using in vivo microdialysis and HPLC-EC (E.D. Abercrombie, J.M. Finlay). Measurement of extracellular neuropeptides in the brain: microdialysis linked to solid phase radioimmunoassays with subfemtomole limits of detection (N.T. Maidment, C.J. Evans). Microdialysis for the study of hypothalamic and pituitary function (J.E. Levine et al). Microdialysis in large unrestrained animals: neuroendocrine and behavioral studies of acetylcholine, amino acid, monoamine and neuropeptide release in the sheep (K.M. Kendrick). On-line real-time monitoring of extracellular lactate, ethanol, glucose and choline using microdialysis and enzyme reactors (J. Korf et al.). Application of microdialysis to the study of motivation and conditioning: measurements of dopamine and serotonin in freely behaving rats (G.P. Mark et al).
SECTION V: The Application of Microdialysis in the Clinical Neurosciences.
Microdialysis for metabolic monitoring in cerebral ischemia and trauma: experimental and clinical studies (L. Hillered, L. Persson). Microdialysis techniques for studying brain amino acids in the extracellular fluid: basic and clinical studies (A. Hamberger et al.). In vivo neurochemistry of the conscious human brain: intrahippocampal microdialysis in epilepsy (M.J. During).