Astrocytes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125113700, 9780323139878

Astrocytes

1st Edition

Pharmacology and Function

Authors: Author Unknown
eBook ISBN: 9780323139878
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th February 1993
Page Count: 457
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Description

Interest in the functional roles of astrocytes in the nervous system has grown significantly as it is recognized that these cells not only have their own pharmacology but also release neuro- and vaso-active factors. This book relates astrocyte pharmacology to cell function for the first time, making it an attractive text across the neuroscience community.

Key Features

  • Discusses the pharmacological regulation of specific astrocyte functions
  • Covers functional interactions between these and adjacent CNS cell types
  • Examines regional heterogeneity of astrocytes with respect to receptor expression
  • Compares in vitro and in vivo approaches

Readership

Neurobiologists, pharmacologists, neurologists, and biophysicists in research

Table of Contents

S.W. Levison and J.E. Goldman, Astrocyte Origins. Astrocytes as Target Cells: K. McCarthy, K. Enkvist, and Y. Shao, Astroglial Adrenergic Receptors. B.R. Pearce, Amino Acid Receptors. G.P. Wilkin and D.R. Marriott, Biochemical Responses of Astrocytes to Neuroactive Peptides. G. Bruner, M.L. Simmons, and S. Murphy, Astrocytes: Targets and Sources for Purines, Eicosanoids, and Nitrosyl Compounds. A.T. Arenander and J. de Vellis, Early Response Gene Expression Signifying Functional Coupling of Neuroligand Receptor Systems in Astrocytes. S. Duffy and B. MacVicar, Voltage-Activated Ionic Channels in Astrocytes. Astrocyte Influences on Neurons: G.R. Dutton, Astrocyte Amino Acids: Evidence for Release and Possible Interactions with Neurons. H. Kimelberg, T. Jalonen and W. Walz, Regulation of the Brain Microenvironment: Transmitters and Ions. J.P. Schwartz, Neuropeptide Expression in Astrocytes. P.J. Magistretti, O. Sorg, and J-L. Martin, Regulation of Glycogen Metabolism in Astrocytes: Physiological, Pharmacological, and Pathological Aspects. J.S. Rudge, Astrocyte-Derived Neurotrophic Factors. Interactions between Astrocytes and with Other Cells in the CNS: A.M. Jensen and S-Y. Chiu, Astrocyte Networks. A.L. Gard, Astrocyte-Oligodendrocyte Interactions. E.N. Benveniste, Astrocyte-Microglia Interactions. P.A. Cancilla, J. Bready, and J. Berliner, Interactions between Astrocytes and Endothelial Cells in the Central Nervous System. P.E. McKeever, Human Astrocyte Neoplasms. References.

Details

No. of pages:
457
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1993
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323139878

About the Author

Author Unknown