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Axon Growth and Regeneration: Part 2

Leading authors review state-of-the-art in their field of investigation and provide their views and perspectives for future research
Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist

Audience
Neuroscientists, neurologists, psychologists

Hardbound, 272 Pages

Published: December 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-407178-0

Contents

  • Preface - Introduction to Axon Regeneration
    Jeffrey L. Goldberg and Ephraim .F Trakhtenberg
    1. Neurotrophic Factors and the Regeneration of Adult Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons
      Alan R. Harvey, Jacob Wei Wei Ooi and Jennifer Rodger

    2. Neurotrophin Signaling Endosomes Locally Regulate Growth Cone Motility
      Michael B. Steketee and Jeffrey L. Goldberg

    3. Intrinsic Mechanisms Regulating Axon Regeneration - An Integrin Perspective
      Richard Eva, Melissa R. Andrews, Elske H. P. Franssen and James W. Fawcett

    4. The role of serotonin in axon and dendrite growth
      Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg and Jeffrey L. Goldberg

    5. Inflammatory Pathways in Spinal Cord Injury
      Samuel David, Juan Guillermo Zarruk and Nader Ghasemlou

    6. Combinatorial Therapy Stimulates Long-Distance Regeneration, Target Reinnervation, and Partial Recovery of Vision After Optic Nerve Injury in Mice
      Silmara de Lima, Ghaith Habboub and Larry I. Benowitz

    7. From Bench to Beside to Cure Spinal Cord Injury - Lost in Translation?
      Andreas Hug and Norbert Weidner

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