Use of Nanoparticles in Neuroscience

  • Fidel Santamaria
  • Xomalin G. Peralta

Part of the Neuromethods book series (NM, volume 135)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Joao L. Carvalho-de-Souza, Jeremy S. Treger, David R. Pepperberg, Francisco Bezanilla
    Pages 1-13
  3. Flavie Lavoie-Cardinal, Charleen Salesse, Pierre-Luc Ayotte-Nadeau, Paul De Koninck
    Pages 15-23
  4. Chiara Paviolo, Karina Needham, William G. A. Brown, Jiawey Yong, Paul R. Stoddart
    Pages 25-38
  5. Idoia Castellanos-Rubio, Rahul Munshi, Shahnaz Qadri, Arnd Pralle
    Pages 39-51
  6. Attilio Marino, Satoshi Arai, Yanyan Hou, Mario Pellegrino, Barbara Mazzolai, Virgilio Mattoli et al.
    Pages 109-120
  7. Samantha K. Franklin, Brandy Vincent, Sumeyra Tek, Kelly L. Nash
    Pages 121-148
  8. Michael Busse, Narsis Salafzoon, Annette Kraegeloh, David R. Stevens, Daniel J. Strauss
    Pages 149-169
  9. Arsenii Borysov, Natalia Pozdnyakova, Artem Pastukhov, Tatiana Borisova
    Pages 203-227
  10. Jarosław Kaszewski, Paula Kiełbik, Anna Słońska-Zielonka, Izabela Serafińska, Jakub Nojszewski, Marek Godlewski et al.
    Pages 251-267
  11. Yanina D. Álvarez, Jesica V. Pellegrotti, Fernando D. Stefani
    Pages 269-291
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 293-294

About this book


This volume discusses techniques to synthesize and functionalize nanoparticles, monitor their delivery and uptake, and identify and evaluate their lethal and non-lethal effects on the metabolic activity of the nervous system. The chapters in this book are divided into 4 sections: photo-stimulation, thermal stimulation, mechanical perturbation, and toxicity and physiological effects. The first 3 sections  focus on nanoparticle interactions with external sources that disturb the neuronal system, while the 4th explores the effects of having nanoparticles in a neuronal system in the absence of external stimuli. In Neuromethods series style, chapters include the kind of detail and key advice from the specialists needed to get successful results in your laboratory.

Cutting-edge and comprehensive, Use of Nanoparticles in Neuroscience is a valuable resource for graduate students and specialized researchers that want to learn techniques needed to quantify experiments that use nanoparticles in the nervous system.


photo-stimulation thermal stimulation mechanical perturbation toxicity nanoparticles isolated and cultured neurons cell membranes fluorescent imaging

Editors and affiliations

  • Fidel Santamaria
    • 1
  • Xomalin G. Peralta
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyThe University of Texas at San AntonioSan AntonioUSA
  2. 2.Air Force Research Laboratory711 HPW/RHDRFort Sam HoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2018
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-7582-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-7584-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0893-2336
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6045
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