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Published: 18 January 2018

626 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190636111

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Handbook of Brain Microcircuits

Second Edition

Edited by Gordon M Shepherd and Sten Grillner

  • Fully updated and revised to include newest developments in brain function
  • Includes over 120 full color images including canonical microcircuit diagrams for each brain region
  • Updated list of references to include newest literature in the field

New to this Edition:

  • Insights into new regions of the brain through canonical microcircuit diagrams for each region
  • Latest methodology in optogenetics, neurotransmitter uncaging, computational models of neurons and microcircuits, serial ultrastructure reconstructions, cellular and regional imaging
  • Extrapolated data from new genetic tools and understandings applied to microcircuits in the mouse and Drosophila
  • Common principles across vertebrate and invertebrate microcircuit systems, one of the key goals of modern neuroscience

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