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Cat.No. 3525 - ACSF
Description: Artificial cerebrospinal fluid
Chemical Name: Artificial cerebrospinal fluid
Citations (22)
Reviews (2)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity

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; Ca2+ 1.4; Mg2+ 0.8; P 1.0; Cl- 155.

Technical Data

Storage Store at RT

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

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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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22 Citations for ACSF

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ACSF include:

Yoo et al (2019) Tanycyte-Independent Control of Hypothalamic Leptin Signaling. Front Neurosci 13 240 PMID: 30941008

Norwood et al (2019) Anatomical basis and physiological role of cerebrospinal fluid transport through the murine cribriform plate. Elife 8 PMID: 31063132

Desmoulins et al (2019) Mitochondrial Dynamin-Related Protein 1 (DRP1) translocation in response to cerebral glucose is impaired in a rat model of early alteration in hypothalamic glucose sensing. Mol Metab 20 166 PMID: 30553770

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 testost. 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

Maurin et al (2014) Hypothalamic eIF2α signaling regulates food intake. Cell Rep 6 438 PMID: 24485657

Mitroi et al (2017) SGPL1 (sphingosine phosphate lyase 1) modulates neuronal autophagy via phosphatidylethanolamine production. Autophagy 13 885 PMID: 28521611

Kurland et al (2016) The Sur1-Trpm4 channel regulates NOS2 transcription in TLR4-activated microglia. J Neuroinflammation 13 130 PMID: 27246103

Bake et al (2017) Acute ghrelin changes food preference from a high-fat diet to chow during binge-like eating in rodents. J Neuroendocrinol 29 PMID: 28219000

Claflin et al (2017) Angiotensin AT1A receptors on leptin receptor-expressing cells control resting metabolism. J Clin Invest 127 1414 PMID: 28263184

Zhang et al (2017) Astrocytic Process Plasticity and IKKβ/NF-κB in Central Control of Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, and Body Weight. Cell Metab 25 1091 PMID: 28467927

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

Ramírez et al (2017) Mitochondrial Dynamics Mediated by Mitofusin 1 Is Required for POMC Neuron Glucose-Sensing and ins. Release Control. Cell Metab 25 1390 PMID: 28591639

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

Hill et al (2018) Activation of GPR55 increases neural stem cell proliferation and promotes early adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Br.J.Pharmacol. 175 3407 PMID: 29888782

Lam et al (2016) Absence of systemic oxidative stress and increased CSF prostaglandin F2α in progressive MS Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 3 256 PMID: 27386506

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

Bake et al (2018) Ghrelin's effects on food motivation in rats are not limited to palatable foods. J Neuroendocrinol e12665 PMID: 30525248

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

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Great for infusions into cortex!.
By Christina Echagarruga on 01/04/2018
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse

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

aCSF for in vivo application as solvent in brain infusion experiment in mice.
By Anonymous on 07/17/2017
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse

In vivo application as solvent in brain infusion experiment in mice.

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