International Review of Neurobiology

International Review of Neurobiology

1st Edition - January 23, 1998

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  • Editors: Ronald Bradley, Robert Harris, Peter Jenner
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080857763

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Description

Volume 42 presents an in-depth review on Alzheimer's Disease as well as a look at several transcription factors.

Key Features

  • Clinical features of stroke and the current stasis of stroke therapy
  • Alzheimers Disease--pathology, pathological proteins, etiology, pathogenesis, neurotransmitter alterations, and treatment strategies
  • An examination of the regulation of AP-1 and related transcription factors and their role in brain injury and drug abuse-related behavior
  • Emerging roles of the transcription factor NF(B
  • Recent advances about the nature of alterations in ion channel structure or function which may be responsible for epileptogenesis
  • An integrated model accounting for the multiple mechanisms involved in the posttranslational regulation of glutamate ionotroic receptors
  • Genetic mutation and the Glycine Receptor

Readership

Researchers and graduate students in neuroscience, genetics of cells, pharmacology, biology, and physiology

Table of Contents

  • M.A. Smith, Alzheimer Disease
    W.D. Dietrich, Neurobiology of Stroke
    M.P. Mattson, Free Radicals, Calcium, and Synaptic Plasticity-Cell Death Continuum: Emerging Roles of the Transcription Factor NFkB
    K. Pennypacker, AP-1 Transcription Factors: Short- and Long-Term Modulators of Gene Expression in the Brain
    I. Mody, Ion Channels in Epilepsy
    X. Bi, S. Standley, and M. Baudry, Posttranslational Regulation of Ionotropic Glutamate Receptors and Synaptic Plasticity
    B. Vafa and P.R. Schofield, Heritable Mutations in the Glycine, GABAA, and Nicotinic Acetycholine Receptors Provide New Insights into the Ligand-Gated Ion Channel Receptor Superfamily

Product details

  • No. of pages: 345
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1998
  • Published: January 23, 1998
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080857763

About the Serial Volume Editors

Ronald Bradley

Affiliations and Expertise

Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Baton Rouge, U.S.A.

Robert Harris

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A.

Peter Jenner

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, GKT School of Biomedical Sciences, King’s College, London, UK

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