Provides an accessible guide to the dissection and perfusion of rats, placing particular emphasis on the preparation of nervous tissue for further study in the laboratory including biochemical analysis and microscopic study. Logically structured with highly illustrated chapters, the book provides a comprehensive introduction to those techniques required to provide consistent, high-quality tissues for subsequent investigation. An overview of the essential topics of animal husbandry of a high standard and minimisation of discomfort is also incorporated.
Table of Contents
Anatomy of the Nervous System.
Extraction of Selected Cranial Nerves, Intact Spinal Cord and Sciatic Nerves.