Bio 397NP Neurobiology and Physiology Lab

1.physicsofphysiologylabmanual_2017.v1.pdf526.89 KB
2.mussellmusclelabmanual2017.v1.pdf11.1 MB
397npsyllabus.neurobiophyslab.v2.docx147.65 KB

Color vision


color_mixing_theory-labrevised_summer_2018.pdf376.82 KB
colorsummer2018.pptx7.29 MB
r-g-triangles.docx42.07 KB
rg_illusion.doc32 KB
a_in_extra3.jpg332.28 KB
g_for_general_mills2.jpg220.28 KB
g_for_general_mills1.jpg91.17 KB
green_arrow7.jpg331.67 KB
green_crayon4.jpg528.42 KB
green_crayon5.jpg357.13 KB
redwhite_stripes6.jpg412.35 KB
colorvis1.doc59.5 KB
colorvis2anat_colorblind.doc78.5 KB
reading_in_the_dark_cards.doc22.5 KB
colormix2002.doc90.5 KB
hermann_grid.doc37 KB
color_mixing_theory.doc73.5 KB
twodots.docx43.11 KB
retinamap04.doc585.5 KB
color.pptx7.25 MB
additive_color_mixing.png15.51 KB
xerox_color_ink.png665.68 KB
color_mixing_theory-lab.pdf568.2 KB
color_mixing_theory-lab.docx203.05 KB
pigments_opponency.doc30.5 KB
colorfall2017.pptx7.29 MB
color_mixing_theory-labrevisedf2017.docx316.88 KB
r-g-triangles-1.docx39.2 KB

Fish labs

Lab 1: Learn to use the oxygen equipment

Per table:

Shopping - don't get these anymore - use sodium sulfite instead of soda, shaken water


Lab 2

Try one of 12 protocols approved by IACUC

Lab 3


*Reads in Brix. 1degree Brix = % sucrose in solution (m/m)

*ppt saline = ~8 x Brix

Glucose Meter

Aimstrip Plus

Fisher Catalog No. 23-111-275


Should have 1 per group

3.zebrafishmetabolismlabmanual2017.v5r.pdf1.19 MB
refractometer-brix.xlsx41.91 KB

Mussel projects

musselmuscleexperiments.pdf2.58 MB

F2017 Mussels


  • 2L Instant Ocean

  • CaCl

  • Adrenaline Cl 1:10,000, 100 mL (0.1mg/mL)

    • Fisher S25126
    • L-Epinephrine CAS# 51-43-4
    • 183.207 g/mol
    • 180 mg/L (at 20 °C). Very slightly soluble in alcohol. Readily soluble in aqueous solutions of mineral acids, NaOH, and KOH. Insoluble in aqueous solutions of ammonia and of the alkali carbonates. Insoluble in chloroform, ether, acetone, oils.
  • Creatine Phosphate

    • Fisher AC 337340010 1 g $55.95
    • MW 321.14
    • H2O: 0.1 g/mL, clear, colorless
    • 32 mg/1 mL =~100mM
  • Nicotine

    • Fisher AC181420050
    • 99%
  • Serotonin

  • acetylcholine