A rapid method for the regional dissection of the rat brain.

by T G Heffner, J a Hartman, L S Seiden
Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior ()


A method is described for the rapid dissection of seventeen areas of the rat brain. Regions from fresh unfrozen brain tissue are dissected from coronal brain slices obtained with use of a cutting block. This method is applicable to pharmacological and behavioral studies which require the dissection of numerous brains during short time intervals.

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