Publications applying rat stereotaxy and data derived from them

Published: 19 September 2017| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/hfg2dcg5z2.1
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Philippe De Vloo

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Strains: F=Fischer; L=Lewis; LE=Long-Evans; LH=Lister-hooded; nr=not reported; SD=Sprague-Dawley; W=Wistar. Sex: F=female, F+M=female and male; M=male; nr=not reported. Number of subjects: nr=not reported. Laterality: B=bilateral, L=left; nr=not reported; R=right. AP coordinates=anteroposterior coordinates ML coordinates=mediolateral coordinates AP/ML reference=stereotaxic reference used for anteroposterior and mediolateral coordinates: B=bregma; CS=calamus scriptorius; IA=interaural line; L=lambda; OC=occipital crest. DV coordinates=dorsoventral coordinates DV reference=stereotaxic reference used for dorsoventral coordinates: B=bregma; D=dura/brain surface; IA=interaural line; S=skull. Implant/procedure: BPS=biopsy; C=cannula implantation; ELE=electrode implantation; EXT=extraction; FUS=focused ultrasound; INJ=injection; MD=microdialysis catheter implantation; OCT=optical coherence tomography probe implantation; THM=thermode implantation. Accuracy verification method: EP=electrophysiology; H=histology; MR=magnetic resonance imaging; nr=not reported; *=intraventricular/intracisternal injection. Stereotaxic atlas: K=König and Klippel; nr=not reported; P=Paxinos. Grey text represents deducted data with some uncertainty due to insufficient reporting. Grey highlighted text represents data deducted from growth curves as explained in the Material and methods section.

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On January 1st 2017, we searched Medline for “rat” and “stereotaxic”; “rat” and “stereotactic”; and “rat” and “stereotaxy”. We limited our search to articles in English published in the prior 5 years. We excluded articles using laboratory animals other than rats, articles not reporting the stereotaxic coordinates of the target, articles of which the full text was irretrievable, protocol-only articles and reviews.