Nerve, Organ, and Tissue Regeneration: Research Perspectives - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780126351200, 9780323148061

Nerve, Organ, and Tissue Regeneration: Research Perspectives

1st Edition

Editors: Fredrick Seil
eBook ISBN: 9780323148061
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1983
Page Count: 498
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Nerve, Organ, and Tissue Regeneration: Research Perspectives presents the proceedings of a symposium held in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, on September 21–24, 1982. This book explores the neural and nonneural areas of regeneration, with emphasis on the nervous system. Organized into six parts encompassing 22 chapters, this compilation of papers examines the commitment of the Veterans Administration to deal with the clinical problem of spinal cord injury by establishing 19spinal cord injury treatment and rehabilitation centers throughout the United States. This book then discusses the characteristics of the neuronal response to axon injury, which vary from cellular hypertrophy and heightened metabolism to cell death. Other chapters consider the three phases of axonal regeneration, including sprout formation, elongation, and maturation. The final chapter deals with the structural and functional alterations that developed when the length of the mammalian intestine is shortened by excision or by-pass of a long segment. This book is a valuable resource for biologists, orthopedic surgeons, and neuroscientists.

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Axonal Regeneration Axon Reaction and Central Nervous System Regeneration Chromatolysis Reconsidered: A New View of the Reaction of the Nerve Cell Body to Axon Injury Role of the Axonal Cytoskeleton in the Regenerating Nervous System Electrophysiology of Conduction in Mammalian Regenerating Nerves Peripheral Nerve Regeneration through Semi Permeable Tubes Regulators of Neutrite Growth Growth Factors in Regeneration of Neural Tissues Target Regulation of Neuronal Sprouting Immunologic Considerations in Nervous System Repair Spinal Cord Regeneration The Role of Endogenous and Applied Electric Currents in Spinal Regeneration During Glial Scar Formation and Cavitation Necrosis after Injury, the Spinal Cord Regenerates Neuronal Cell Processes Loss and Recovery of Locomotor Function after Spinal Cord Lesions in Cats and Monkeys Neural Plasticity Different Patterns of Recovery of Motor Function Associated with Different Patterns of Post-Lesion Axonal Growth Reactive Synaptogenesis in the Adult CNS Circuit Reorganization in Granuloprival and Transplanted Cerebellar Cultures Central Nervous System Transplants Transplantation of the Developing Visual System of the Rat Intracerebral Grafting of Dissociated CNS Tissue Suspensions Functional Recovery after Transplantation of Fetal Nervous and Neuroendocrine Tissue into Adult Brain Limb, Muscle, and Organ Regeneration Morphogenesis of the Amphibian Limb Regeneration Blastema Mammalian Limb Regeneration The Regeneration and Transplantation of Skeletal Muscle Control of Liver Regeneration: Present Status Regenerative Lengthening of the Transected Rat Colon Index

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No. of pages:
498
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1983
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323148061

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Fredrick Seil

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