International Review of Neurobiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123668424, 9780080857763

International Review of Neurobiology, Volume 42

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Ronald Bradley Robert Harris Peter Jenner
eBook ISBN: 9780080857763
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123668424
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd January 1998
Page Count: 345
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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


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


Details

No. of pages:
345
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080857763
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123668424

About the Serial Volume Editors

Ronald Bradley Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Robert Harris Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Peter Jenner Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

King's College, London, UK and Head of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Division