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Methods in Molecular Biology

Synapse Development

Methods and Protocols

Editors: Poulopoulos, Alexandros (Ed.)

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  • Includes cutting-edge methods and protocols for the study of synapse development
    Provides step-by-step detail essential for reproducible results
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This detailed volume collects protocols for experimentation into how neurons connect to produce the extraordinary functionalities of the nervous system. Contributed by experts and pioneers in their respective techniques, the book covers synapses in the brain and in culture, their constituents, their structures, their dynamics, and the assemblies they form, all in the structure of a laboratory guide. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include brief introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and  avoiding known pitfalls. 
Authoritative and practical, Synapse Development: Methods and Protocols serves as an ideal guide to minimizing the barrier to entry for the integration of new approaches with existing expertise, producing syntheses that will foster novel perspectives on the many ways in which synapses form, transform, and transmit.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)
  • A Cell Culture System to Investigate the Presynaptic Control of Subsynaptic Membrane Differentiation at the Neuromuscular Junction

    Pages 3-11

    Schmidt, Nadine (et al.)

  • Co-culture Synaptogenic Assay: A New Look at Fluorescence Reporters and Technological Devices

    Pages 13-27

    Perez de Arce, Karen (et al.)

  • Synaptogenic Assays Using Neurons Cultured on Micropatterned Substrates

    Pages 29-44

    Czöndör, Katalin (et al.)

  • Monitoring Synapses Via Trans-Synaptic GFP Complementation

    Pages 45-52

    Tsetsenis, Theodoros

  • Generation of Spinal Motor Neurons from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

    Pages 53-66

    Santos, David P. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Synapse Development
Book Subtitle
Methods and Protocols
Editors
  • Alexandros Poulopoulos
Series Title
Methods in Molecular Biology
Series Volume
1538
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-6688-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-6688-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-6686-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-8273-8
Series ISSN
1064-3745
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 372
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations, 67 illustrations in colour
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