ideas for measuring neuronal growth wanted

Ron Blue rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU
Tue Sep 19 08:27:40 EST 1995


On Mon, 18 Sep 1995, Vic Yuschuk wrote:
> I am looking for new ways to measure neuronal growth by image analysis.  So
> far I am using somal area, total neurite growth, number of primary neurites
> and length of longest primary neurite.  Any other suggestions of variables
> to measure or comments on measuring the aforementioned characteristics would
> be greatly appreciated.  Please e-mail me personally at
> vy001d at uhura.cc.rochester.edu
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Vic Yuschuk
> U Rochester 
> School of M & D
> Dept. Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neurons will attach to teflon.  The rate of attachment may be useful
as a index of growth.  Ron Blue




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