MFB - medial forebrain bundle

Peter Hood Peter at brentano.demon.co.uk
Wed Aug 30 17:10:31 EST 1995


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In article: <421ogn$820 at epsilon.qmw.ac.uk>  Jon Stamford <j.stamford at lhmc.ac.uk> writes:

> Voltammetry has actually been around in one form or another for about twenty years. In the 
> early  days there were problems - it was difficult to identify signals and people made rash 
> claims about what voltammetry could do. Over the years, the electrodes got smaller and the 
> scans often got faster. Now the methods are essentially real time and the electrodes are small 
> enough that they can record intracellularly. Voltammetry measures DA, NA (NE) and 5-HT mainly 
> and can be used to  measure stimulated release and uptake. It can be combined with other 
> techniques too such as fluorescence, action potential monitoring etc.  As far as I know it 
> cannot measure  aspartame (sorry Betty).If you need to want to know more I can give you 
> references. Despite all its initial  teething troubles it is (in the right hands!) a good 
> method.

References - yes please, can you email them to me?

-- 
Peter




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