rat sleep behavioural characteristics
jepoirrier at nospam.student.ulg.ac.be
Tue Jul 30 06:07:31 EST 2002
I am a B.Sc. student at the university of Liege (Belgium) doing my B.Sc.
thesis on protein expression in rats hippocampus. For a part of my job, I
had to record rat sleep. I had problems in finding the rat sleep EEG
characteristics. But thanks to this newsgroup, I found some references (*)
Now I am looking for papers describing the behavioural characteristics of
rat sleep. I looked in PubMed but didn't found a good paper (perhaps
the keywords I gave weren't correct). Could someone help me ?
Thanks in advance.
(*) Since I should also see if the 1982 polygraph is still good, I found a
good paper describing both the acquisition methods and the rat sleep
criteria : Robert C., Guilpin C. and Limoge, A. "Automated sleep staging
systems in rats" Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 88 (1999), 111-122. :-)
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