UNIT 12.5 Analytical Cytology: Applications to Neurotoxicology

  1. Michelle C. Catlin,
  2. Marina Guizzetti,
  3. Rafael A. Ponce,
  4. Lucio G. Costa,
  5. Terrance J. Kavanagh

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471140856.tx1205s04

Current Protocols in Toxicology

Current Protocols in Toxicology

How to Cite

Catlin, M. C., Guizzetti, M., Ponce, R. A., Costa, L. G. and Kavanagh, T. J. 2001. Analytical Cytology: Applications to Neurotoxicology. Current Protocols in Toxicology. 4:12.5:12.5.1–12.5.16.

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: MAY 2000


This unit describes methods for analyzing the effects of neurotoxicants on cell cycle regulation by dual parameter flow cytometry and on cell signaling by quantifying intracellular calcium concentrations within individual cells by scanning confocal laser microscopy or using the fluorescent calcium probe fluo-3.