Thursday, January 13, 2005

2-photon papers (Karel's recommendations)

"Anyone doing 2-photon should have read and understood these key papers." (Karel)

Key Reviews
Denk, W., and Svoboda, K. (1997). Photon upmanship: why multiphoton imaging is more than a gimmick. Neuron 18, 351-357.

Microscope building
Mainen, Z. F., Maletic-Savatic, M., Shi, S. H., Hayashi, Y., Malinow, R., and Svoboda, K. (1999). Two-photon imaging in living brain slices. Methods 18, 231-239.

Tsai, P. S., Nishimura, N., Yoder, E. J., White, A., Dolnick, E., and Kleinfeld, D. (2002). Principles, design and construction of a two photon scanning microscope for in vitro and in vivo studies. In Methods for In Vivo Optical Imaging, R. Frostig, ed. (CRC Press), pp. 113-171.

Imaging in scattering tissues
Oheim, M., Beaurepaire, E., Chaigneau, E., Mertz, J., and Charpak, S. (2001). Two-photon microscopy in brain tissue: parameters influencing the imaging depth. J Neurosci Methods 111, 29-37.