Innovations in Electrophysiology

Organotypic cultures, cortex

Dossi E, Heine C, Servettini I, Gullo F, Sygnecka K, Franke H, Illes P, Wanke E (2012) Functional Regeneration of the ex-vivo Reconstructed Mesocorticolimbic Dopaminergic System. Cereb Cortex.

Yang H, Shew WL, Roy R, Plenz D (2012) Maximal variability of phase synchrony in cortical networks with neuronal avalanches. J Neurosci 32:1061-1072.

Plenz D, Stewart CV, Shew W, Yang H, Klaus A, Bellay T (2011) Multi-electrode Array Recordings of Neuronal Avalanches in Organotypic Cultures. JoVe.

Shew WL, Yang H, Petermann T, Roy R, Plenz D (2009) Neuronal avalanches imply maximum dynamic range in cortical networks at criticality. J Neurosci 29:15595-15600.

Smith JL, Hobbs J, Tang A, Jackson D, Chen W, Patel H, Prieto A, Sher A, Litke A, Beggs JM (2008) Network comparison of epileptogenic human cortex and excited rat cortex. In: J Neurosurg Pediatrics, pp A351-352.

Heck N, Golbs A, Riedemann T, Sun JJ, Lessmann V, Luhmann HJ (2007) Activity-Dependent Regulation of Neuronal Apoptosis in Neonatal Mouse Cerebral Cortex. Cereb Cortex.

Giugliano M, Martinoia S (2006) Substrate arrays of microelectrodes for in vitro electrophysiology. In: Wiley Encyclopedia on Biomedical Engineering, pp 1-11.

Petridou N, Plenz D, Silva AC, Loew M, Bodurka J, Bandettini PA (2006) Direct magnetic resonance detection of neuronal electrical activity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16015-16020.

Corner MA, Baker RE, van Pelt J, Wolters PS (2005) Compensatory physiological responses to chronic blockade of amino acid receptors during early development in spontaneously active organotypic cerebral cortex explants cultured in vitro. Prog Brain Res 147:231-248.

Beggs JM, Plenz D (2004) Neuronal avalanches are diverse and precise activity patterns that are stable for many hours in cortical slice cultures. J Neurosci 24:5216-5229.

Hofmann F, Guenther E, Hammerle H, Leibrock C, Berezin V, Bock E, Volkmer H (2004) Functional re-establishment of the perforant pathway in organotypic co-cultures on microelectrode arrays. Brain Res 1017:184-196.

Corner MA, van Pelt J, Wolters PS, Baker RE, Nuytinck RH (2002) Physiological effects of sustained blockade of excitatory synaptic transmission on spontaneously active developing neuronal networks--an inquiry into the reciprocal linkage between intrinsic biorhythms and neuroplasticity in early ontogeny. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 26:127-185.

Karpiak VC, Plenz D (2002) Preparation and maintenance of organotypic cultures for multi-electrode array recordings. Curr Protoc Neurosci Chapter 6:Unit 6 15.