Artificial cerebrospinal fluid (aCSF) commonly used when sampling from brain interstitial fluid. Closely matches the electrolyte concentrations of CSF and is prepared from high purity water and analytical grade reagents. Microfiltered and sterile. Final ion concentrations (in mM): Na 150; K 3.0; Ca 1.4; Mg 0.8; P 1.0; Cl 155.
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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Byun et al (2012) Induction of neuronal death by microglial AGE-albumin: implications for Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One 7 e37917 PMID: 22662249
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13 Citations for ACSF
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ACSF include:
Mitroi et al (2017) SGPL1 (sphingosine phosphate lyase 1) modulates neuronal autophagy via phosphatidylethanolamine production. Autophagy 13 885 PMID: 28521611
Rau et al (2015) Increased Basolateral Amygdala Pyramidal Cell Excitability May Contribute to the Anxiogenic Phenotype Induced by Chronic Early-Life Stress. Nat Commun 35 9730 PMID: 26134655
Suberbielle et al (2015) DNA repair factor BRCA1 depletion occurs in Alzheimer brains and impairs cognitive function in mice. Front Pharmacol 6 8897 PMID: 26615780
Feetham et al (2015) The depressor response to intracerebroventricular hypotonic saline is sensitive to TRPV4 antagonist RN1734. Electrophoresis 6 83 PMID: 25954200
Maurin et al (2014) Hypothalamic eIF2α signaling regulates food intake. Cell Rep 6 438 PMID: 24485657
Lam et al (2016) Absence of systemic oxidative stress and increased CSF prostaglandin F2α in progressive MS Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 3 256 PMID: 27386506
Phillips and Wellner (2013) Detection of cerebral spinal fluid-associated chemokines in birth traumatized premature babies by chip-based immunoaffinity CE. J Biol Chem 34 1530 PMID: 23512340
McCall et al (2013) Fabrication and application of flexible, multimodal light-emitting devices for wireless optogenetics. Nat Protoc 8 2413 PMID: 24202555
Miled & Sawan (2012) Electrode robustness in artificial cerebrospinal fluid for dielectrophoresis-based LoC. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012 1390 PMID: 23366159
Kurland et al (2016) The Sur1-Trpm4 channel regulates NOS2 transcription in TLR4-activated microglia. J Neuroinflammation 13 130 PMID: 27246103
Sartor et al (2015) Epigenetic Readers of Lysine Acetylation Regulate Cocaine-Induced Plasticity. J Neurosci 35 15062 PMID: 26558777
Handa et al (2013) Central 5-α reduction of testosterone is required for testosterone's inhibition of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis response to restraint stress in adult male rats. J Neurosci Methods 1529 74 PMID: 23880372
Taylor et al (2014) Investigating local and long-range neuronal network dynamics by simultaneous optogenetics, reverse microdialysis and silicon probe recordings in vivo. J Neurosci 235 83 PMID: 25004203
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We use aCSF to infuse drugs into the brain. We usually dissolve the different drugs that we infuse in aCSF and then use aCSF infusions as a control
In vivo application as solvent in brain infusion experiment in mice.
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