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Targeted Ablation with IB4-SAP

Selective ablation of IB4+ primary afferent neurons reduces mechanical and cold hyperalgesia in an EAE mouse model of multiple sclerosis Kayla L. Nguyen1, Sydney R. Lamerand1, Ronit P. Deshpande1, Bradley K. Taylor1,2 1Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA2Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA …

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Targeted ablation with SSP-SAP

Targeted hippocampal GABA neuron ablation produces hippocampal sclerosis, epilepsy, and dissociable effects on the Morris Water Maze and Object-Place Paired Association tasks by Argyle V. Bumanglag1, Leah M. Truckenbrod1, Eugene Chun2, Abbi R. Hernandez1, Quinten P. Federico1, Andrew P. Maurer1, Robert S. Sloviter3,4, Sara N. Burke1 1Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, …

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ATS and Cytologistics move to Carlsbad

Customer Service and know-how to help you with your next project. High quality products and services to increase your lab productivity. Next day shipping so you have the tools you need.

Cover Article: Targeted Toxins – Cheaper and Quicker than Knockouts

Cell-specific targeting and removal: cheaper and quicker than knockouts with high impact results. Knockout models are helpful tools in scientific research. They have been useful in studying and modeling in all sorts of research in biology; so much so that the pioneers – Smithies, Capecchi and Evans – won a well-deserved Nobel Prize for Physiology …

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Impaired reach-to-grasp responses in mice depleted of striatal cholinergic interneurons

by Nilupaer Abudukeyoumu, Marianela Garcia-Munoz, Yoko Nakano, Gordon W. Arbuthnott.Brain Mechanism for Behavior Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Okinawa, Japan Cholinergic interneurons (ChIs) are sparsely distributed within the striatum, a nucleus that plays important roles in voluntary motor control, associated learning, procedural memory, execution of movement, action selection, and planning.[1] ChIs …

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Cover Article: The locus coeruleus: a potential link between cerebrovascular and neuronal pathology in Alzheimer’s disease.

Contributed by S C Kelly, P T Nelson, S E Counts Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that most commonly affects individuals over the age of 65. While of unknown etiology, AD is characterized by a steady decline in cognitive functions including memory, attention, executive functions, and language. There is currently no disease-modifying therapy …

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Accelerating Your Research

As we start a new year, we at Advanced Targeting Systems are more dedicated than ever to providing our customers with the innovative, cutting-edge tools that will accelerate and optimize research. Scientists around the world have published exciting new data to advance our knowledge of how specific cell types affect behavior and disease. With each new discovery, possibilities …

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New Product Manager Alena Bishop

In this quarter’s Targeting Talk, ATS is proud to talk about more than new products, a new Product Manager! Her name is Alena Bishop and although originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she recently graduated from UCSD in June of this year. With a newly minted degree in Molecular Biology and ATS’s need for …

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Strategic Partners

This issue of Targeting Trends brings an exciting report of new partners that will bring more products, more expertise, and more service to our customers around the world. The primary purpose for making this change is to better facilitate the various functions that serve you, our customer. This restructure will also challenge and reward our …

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Cover Article: Targeted lesioning reveals role of nucleus incertus in the anxiogenic effect of buspirone

By Jigna Rajesh Kumar, [a, b, c, d] Ramamoorthy Rajkumar, [a, b, c] Liying Corinne Lee, [a, b, c] Gavin S. Dawe [a, b, c, d][a] Dept Pharmacology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, 117600, Singapore [b] Neurobiology and Ageing Programme, Life Sciences Institute, National University of …

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