Why not work in vivo? There are high resolution MRI methods that might
hack it in small animals. You could also consider:
Rickey, D. W., R. Gordon & W. Huda (1992). On lifting the inherent
limitations of positron emission tomography by using magnetic fields
(MagPET). Automedica 14, 355-369.
Best regards, -Dick Gordon[Nov11,94]
On 9 Nov 1994, Brian Scott wrote:
>> Well this seems like a sensitive time to ask questions on this newsgroup
> unless you've proven that you've already done _extensive_ research. Well,
> I've decided to risk criticism and do both simultaneously. Before I ask my
> question, I'd like to mention that _yes_ I've looked at Medline already but
> haven't had much success. Here goes...l
>>> Does anyone know of any references to studies which have looked for a
> correlation between cell function in the visual and auditory corticies
> (cortexes?) and staining for specific substances? I know you're going to
> say "There are millions!", but I'm especially interested in any
> immunocytochemistry work related to cells with functions like direction
> selectivity, edge detection, frequency selectivity, rising or falling FM
> sweeps etc... Other types of staining are appreciated too. I've seen lots
> of work on AChE in Auditory cortex but it looks like it stains all over and
> is not located in functionally specific cell types, which is what I'm
> looking for.
>> I've found some references to work done in subcortical areas and
> functionally not very specific cells, but nothing exactly like what I'm
> looking for.
>> I'd appreciate specific references or even suggestions for helping to
> navigate my Medline searching, as I think I might just not be looking in the
> right place. I thought it would be much easier to find references for work
> like this, so maybe I'm doing it wrong.
>>> Thanks for your time and help.
>> Brian Scott
>>>scott at psych.toronto.edu | "They are in you and in me; they created us,
> Brian Scott | body and mind; and their preservation is
> Department of Psychology | the ultimate rationale for our existence."
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