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    Chapter 1 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 2 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 3 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 4 Reversible Photoregulation of Gene Expression and Translation
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    Chapter 5 Controlling Protein Activity and Degradation Using Blue Light.
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    Chapter 6 Photo Control of Protein Function Using Photoactive Yellow Protein
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    Chapter 7 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 8 Optogenetic Control of Pancreatic Islets
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    Chapter 9 Optogenetics in Plants: Red/Far-Red Light Control of Gene Expression
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    Chapter 10 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 11 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 12 Optogenetic Control of Mammalian Ion Channels with Chemical Photoswitches
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    Chapter 13 Optogenetic Modulation of Locomotor Activity on Free-Behaving Rats
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    Chapter 14 Combined Optogenetic and Chemogenetic Control of Neurons
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    Chapter 15 Intracranial Injection of an Optogenetics Viral Vector Followed by Optical Cannula Implantation for Neural Stimulation in Rat Brain Cortex
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    Chapter 16 An Optimized Calcium-Phosphate Transfection Method for Characterizing Genetically Encoded Tools in Primary Neurons
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    Chapter 17 Optogenetic Approaches for Mesoscopic Brain Mapping
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    Chapter 18 Optogenetic Tools for Confined Stimulation in Deep Brain Structures
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    Chapter 19 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 20 Optogenetic Light Crafting Tools for the Control of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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    Chapter 21 Inscribing Optical Excitability to Non-Excitable Cardiac Cells: Viral Delivery of Optogenetic Tools in Primary Cardiac Fibroblasts
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    Chapter 22 Optogenetic Engineering of Atrial Cardiomyocytes
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    Chapter 23 A Multichannel Recording System with Optical Stimulation for Closed-Loop Optogenetic Experiments
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    Chapter 24 Optogenetic Control of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Signaling
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    Chapter 25 Protein Inactivation by Optogenetic Trapping in Living Cells
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    Chapter 26 Optogenetics
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    Chapter 27 Guidelines for Photoreceptor Engineering
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    Chapter 28 Erratum to: Optogenetics in Plants: Red/Far-Red Light Control of Gene Expression
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Chapter title
Optogenetic Modulation of Locomotor Activity on Free-Behaving Rats
Chapter number 13
Book title
Optogenetics
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, March 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-3512-3_13
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Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-3510-9, 978-1-4939-3512-3
Authors

Kedi Xu, Jiacheng Zhang, Songchao Guo, Xiaoxiang Zheng Ph.D., Xiaoxiang Zheng

Editors

Arash Kianianmomeni

Abstract

The technology of optogenetics provides a new method to modulate neural activity with spatial specificity and millisecond-temporal scale. This nonelectrical modulation method also gives chance for simultaneous electrophysiological recording during stimulations. Here, we describe our locomotor activity modulation on free-behaving rats using optogenetic techniques. The target sites of the rat brain were dorsal periaqueductal gray (dPAG) and ventral tegmental area (VTA) for the modulation of defensive and reward behaviors, respectively.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 13%
Unknown 7 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 3 38%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 25%
Student > Master 1 13%
Unknown 2 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 25%
Neuroscience 2 25%
Psychology 1 13%
Unknown 3 38%