Axon Growth and Regeneration: Part 1

Edited by

  • Jeffrey Louis Goldberg, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, and of Neurosciences
  • Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg

Published since 1959, International Review of Neurobiology is a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research. This volume reviews existing theories and current research surrounding Axon Growth and Regeneration.
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Neuroscientists, neurologists, psychologists


Book information

  • Published: December 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-398309-1


"Invaluable reading." - NATURE
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Table of Contents


  Kevin K. Park

2. Neurotrophins

  Alan R. Harvey

3. Signaling endosomes

  Michal Steketee and Jeffrey L. Goldberg

4. Integrins

  James W. Fawcett

5. Gatekeeper between quiescence and differentiation: p53 in axonal outgrowth and neurogenesis

  Simone di Giovanni

6. Chromatin remodeling

  Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg

7. Molecular Control of Axon Growth: Insights from Comparative Gene Profiling and High Throughput Screening

  Murray G. Blackmore

8. Electrical activity

  Takeshi Morimoto

9. Combinatorial therapy stimulates long-distance regeneration, target reinnervation, and partial recovery of vision after optic nerve injury in mice

  Larry I. Benowitz

10. Rho-family dynamics

  Lisa McKerracher and Alyson Fournier

11. Translation to the clinic

  Norbert Weidner

12. Optic Nerve Disease and Axon Pathophysiology

  Leonard Levin

13. Signaling/CDKs

  Nancy Ip

14. Inflammatory pathways in spinal cord injury

  Samuel David