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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry (FSCV) Software
Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry (FSCV) Software Technology

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Description: Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry (FSCV) Software is a technology used in scientific laboratories to make immediate online recordings of dopamine. It expands electro-analytical technique for real-time biochemical sensing. This technology does not utilize a database but relays voltage readings to disk files, which are stored on the user`s hard drive. This technology assists scientists in understanding how phasic mesolimbic and nigrostriatal dopamine concentration changes are related to reward learning, decision-making, and motivation. In Addition, Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry (FSCV) Software supports integrated, synchronized video recording, which allows monitoring of animal behavior simultaneously with biogenic release.

This technology`s data is stored on a local disk from Pinnacle Technology, Inc.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.8
Decision Date: 08/31/2022 at 02:18:56 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: Pinnacle Technology, Inc.
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (08/31/2022 at 02:18:56 UTC).