Neuromethods

Animal Models of Movement Disorders

Volume II

Editors: Lane, Emma L., Dunnett, Stephen B. (Eds.)

  • Serves as a comprehensive and valuable reference for those studying motor disorders
  • Provides appropriate models and assessment tools
  • Includes clear, easy to follow methods with expert implemenation advice
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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.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • Behavioral Assessment of Genetic Mouse Models of Huntington’s Disease

    Hickey, Miriam A. (et al.)

    Pages 3-19

  • Excitotoxic Lesions of the Rodent Striatum

    Döbrössy, Máté D. (et al.)

    Pages 21-35

  • Combination Lesion Models of MSA

    Kuzdas, Daniela (et al.)

    Pages 37-54

  • The Role of the Dorsal Striatum in Instrumental Conditioning

    Rossi, Mark A. (et al.)

    Pages 55-69

  • 3-Nitropropionic Acid and Other Metabolic Toxin Lesions of the Striatum

    Borlongan, Cesar V. (et al.)

    Pages 71-89

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eBook $129.00
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Hardcover $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-61779-300-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Animal Models of Movement Disorders
Book Subtitle
Volume II
Editors
  • Emma L. Lane
  • Stephen B. Dunnett
Series Title
Neuromethods
Series Volume
62
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-61779-301-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-61779-301-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-61779-300-4
Series ISSN
0893-2336
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 443
Number of Illustrations and Tables
48 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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