EEG Recording in Rodents, with a Focus on Epilepsy

C. Martín del Campo1, José L. Pérez Velázquez2, Miguel A. Cortez Freire2

1 Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2 Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Neuroscience
Unit Number:  Unit 6.24
DOI:  10.1002/0471142301.ns0624s49
Online Posting Date:  October, 2009
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This unit describes the materials, methods, and analytical techniques available for the study of electrical activity of neural tissue in rodents in both homeostatic and disease states, with emphasis on epileptogenesis. A table containing a list of suppliers of relevant materials and equipment is also provided. Curr. Protoc. Neurosci. 49:6.24.1‐6.24.24. © 2009 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Keywords: EEG; rodent; signal analysis; intracranial recording; epilepsy

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Instrumentation
  • Basic Procedures
  • Signal Analysis
  • Summary
  • Literature Cited
  • Figures
  • Tables
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