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Historical Perspectives of Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Harry T. Chugani and Ajay Kumar

in Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195342765
eISBN:
9780199863617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Imaging modalities have evolved over the last century and different modalities, such as plain X-ray, air or contrast ventriculography, pneumo-encephalography, cerebral angiography, CT scan, MRI, ... More


The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195366723
eISBN:
9780199897087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366723.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This book looks at how three kinds of strongly electric fishes literally became “electrical,” and how they helped to change the sciences and medicine. These fishes are the flat torpedo rays common to ... More


The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Joseph Erlanger becomes the first head of the Physiology Department at Washington University, St Louis, and appoints Herbert Gasser to his staff. Together they attempt to record nerve impulses, after ... More


The Swinging Gate

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Newly appointed to the Rockefeller University in New York, Roderick MacKinnon embarks on X-ray diffraction studies, with the intention of eventually determining the 3-dimensional structure of ... More


Time-resolved X-ray diffraction

John M. Squire

in Current Methods in Muscle Physiology: Advantages, Problems and Limitations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523970
eISBN:
9780191724480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523970.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

In order to follow in detail the structural changes involved in dynamic molecular events in muscle that are central to the production and regulation of force and movement it is necessary to use a ... More


The use of caged compounds

Carl Morris and Earl Homsher

in Current Methods in Muscle Physiology: Advantages, Problems and Limitations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523970
eISBN:
9780191724480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523970.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

A variety of different methodologies have been used to probe the kinetics of cross-bridge transitions, e.g. rapid force or displacement transients, transients associated with X-ray diffraction, ATP ... More


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