APPENDIX 4A High Precision Stereotaxic Surgery in Mice

  1. Jaime Athos,
  2. Daniel R. Storm

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471142301.nsa04as14

Current Protocols in Neuroscience

Current Protocols in Neuroscience

How to Cite

Athos, J. and Storm, D. R. 2001. High Precision Stereotaxic Surgery in Mice. Current Protocols in Neuroscience. 14:4A:A.4A.1–A.4A.9.

Author Information

  1. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Publication History

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


This unit provides protocols for cannulation and site-specific central microinjection of mice using a recently developed high-precision stereotaxic frame. The construction of cannulae, wire plugs and injection needles are also described.