Basic Neurochemistry - 7th Edition

Basic Neurochemistry

7th Edition

Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects

Editors: Scott Brady George Siegel R. Wayne Albers Donald Price
Imprint: Academic Press
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Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects, a comprehensive text on neurochemistry, is now updated and revised in its Seventh Edition. This well-established text has been recognized worldwide as a resource for postgraduate trainees and teachers in neurology, psychiatry, and basic neuroscience, as well as for graduate and postgraduate students and instructors in the neurosciences. It is an excellent source of information on basic biochemical processes in brain function and disease for qualifying examinations and continuing medical education.

Key Features

· Completely updated with 60% new authors and material, and entirely new chapters
· Over 400 fully revised figures in splendid color
· Accompanying companion website with all the figures and figure legends - perfect for slides, presentations, and handouts

Readership

Postgraduate trainees and teachers in neurology, psychiatry and basic neuroscience, as well as graduate and postgraduate students and instructors in the neurosciences.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Cellular Neurochemistry and Neural Membranes Section 2: Intercellular Signaling Section 3: Intracellular Signaling Section 4: Growth, Development and Differentiation Section 5: Metabolism Section 6: Inherited and Neurodegenerative Diseases Section 7: Sensory Transduction Section 8: Neural Processing and Behavior

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080472072

About the Editor

Scott Brady

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Illinois, Chicago IL

George Siegel

Affiliations and Expertise

Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA

R. Wayne Albers

OBITUARY FOR R. WAYNE ALBERS, August 5, 1928 – September 28, 2013 R. Wayne Albers, Ph.D., Scientist Emeritus, Chief of Section on Enzyme Chemistry (retired), Laboratory of Neurochemistry in the NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD, is a world-recognized neuroscientist most noted for his research in the field of membrane cation transport and neuronal excitability in the nervous system. Dr. Albers and physiologist R.L. Post performed the principal experiments leading to their now widely-held Albers-Post model for the mechanism of the cation transport enzyme, sodium-potassium-activated ATPase. Dr. Albers was one of the founding co-editors of the comprehensive text, Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects, first published in 1972, continuing as co-editor for 8 editions, the latest having been published in 2012. After receiving his PhD at Washington University School of Medicine in 1954, Dr. Albers embarked on a distinguished career of research at the NIH, being a founding investigator in the first Laboratory of Neurochemistry. Dr. Albers was one of the first members of the American Society for Neurochemistry at its inception, serving on its Council and its Committees on Publications and Education and on Electronic Publications. He has served as Professor of Biochemistry at George Washington University, Faculty Member of the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurochemistry and of Experimental Neurology, and on the editorial boards of several journals. Dr. Albers passed away on September 28, 2013. He was 85 years old and is survived by his former wife, Frances Albers, their children Gail Morrell, Belinda Caron and Patricia Steinhoff, 6 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. He also had a son, the late Jonathan Albers. Dr. Albers was considered a gentleman, an excellent scientific colleague with a keen intellect and friend by all who worked with him. He will be sorely missed, not only by h

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA

Donald Price

Affiliations and Expertise

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD

Reviews

"This textbook is an extremely comprehensive statement of the current status of neurochemistry. The editors and the authors are recognized authorities in every field is covered by individuals who can be considered international authorities in the area." --NEUROSURGERY QUATERLY (2006)