Acetylcholine Metabolism in Rat Neostriatal Slices

  • M. H. Weiler
  • D. J. Jenden
  • I. J. Bak
  • U. Misgeld
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 25)


Brain slice preparations have been used for the in vitro study of acetylcholine (ACh) metabolism since the 1930’S (15). More recently, the brain slice preparation as described by McIlwain and Rodnight (11) has been recognized as a useful tool for studying electrophysiological characteristics of brain tissue (21). An intrinsic cholinergic network in rat neostriatal slices has been described both electrophysiologically (13) and pharmacologically (12) and morphological studies showed a good correlation between cell preservation and the recording of electrical activity (1).


Brain Slice Preparation Data Variance Estimate Chick Ciliary Ganglion Acetylcholine Metabolism Neostriatal Slice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. H. Weiler
  • D. J. Jenden
  • I. J. Bak
    • 1
  • U. Misgeld
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Pharmacology and NeurologyUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurobiologyMax-Planck-Institut fur HirnforschungFrankfurt-MainFederal Republic of Germany

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