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dc.contributor.authorCorsetti, Stella
dc.contributor.authorGunn-Moore, Frank
dc.contributor.authorDholakia, Kishan
dc.identifier.citationCorsetti , S , Gunn-Moore , F & Dholakia , K 2019 , ' Light sheet fluorescence microscopy for neuroscience ' , Journal of Neuroscience Methods , vol. 319 , pp. 16-27 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 255042937
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 210bf5f3-0abf-4549-9945-72ebdffffa50
dc.identifier.otherRIS: urn:5FCEAD133C42405576A16AE9C74F3372
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85050681268
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0003-3422-3387/work/46939635
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000465051500004
dc.descriptionWe thank the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for funding through grants EP/R004854/1 and EP/P030017/1.en
dc.description.abstractBackground:  The functions of the central nervous system (CNS) rely on the interaction between large populations of neurons across different areas. Therefore, to comprehend CNS functions there is a need for imaging techniques providing access to the neuronal activity of large networks of neurons with very high spatiotemporal resolution. New method:  Light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM) is a very promising optical sectioning technique that allows volumetric imaging over many length scales while retaining high spatial resolution and minimizing photobleaching and phototoxicity. Results:  The application of LSFM in neuroscience opened up the possibility of imaging in-vivo the development of the CNS and acquiring morphological images of whole cleared mammalian brains with sub-cellular resolution. The use of propagation invariant Bessel and Airy beams has shown potential for increasing the penetration depth in turbid neural tissues. Comparison with existing methods:  The lack of temporal and/or spatial resolution of traditional neuroscience imaging techniques call attention to a need for a technique capable of providing high spatio temporal resolution. LSFM, which is capable of acquiring high resolution volumetric images is increasingly becoming an interesting imaging technique for neuroscience. Conclusions:  The use of different LSFM geometries has shown the potential of this technique in acquiring in-vivo functional images of the CNS and morphological images of entire cleared mammalian brains. Further development of single objective LSFM implementations and fibre based LSFM combined with the use of propagation invariant beams could allow this technique to be used for in depth in-vivo imaging.
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dc.subjectLight sheet fluorescence microscopyen
dc.subjectAiry beamsen
dc.subjectBessel beamsen
dc.subjectRC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatryen
dc.subjectQC Physicsen
dc.subjectT Technologyen
dc.titleLight sheet fluorescence microscopy for neuroscienceen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Physics and Astronomyen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Biologyen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Institute of Behavioural and Neural Sciencesen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Biomedical Sciences Research Complexen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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