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Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125254458, 9780080537412

Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease, Volume .

1st Edition

Series Volume Editors: C. Olanow Peter Jenner Moussa Youdim
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125254458
eBook ISBN: 9780080537412
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 17th April 1996
Page Count: 224
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Table of Contents

Oxidant Stress:
J.M.C. Gutteridge and B. Halliwell, Oxidative Stress, Brain Iron, and Neurodegeneration: Basic Principles.
P. Jenner and C.W. Olanow, Pathological Evidence for Oxidative Stress in Parkinson's Disease and Related Degenerative Disorders.
K. Kieburtz and I. Shoulson, Treatment of Parkinson's Disease with Deprenyl (Selegiline) and Other Mondamine Oxidase Inhibitors.
C.W. Olanow and M.B.H. Youdim, Iron and Nuerodegeneration: Prospects for Neuroprotection.
R.A. Floyd and J.M. Carney, Nitrone Radical traps (NRTs) Protect in Experimental Neurodegenerative Diseases.
M. Flint Beal, Therapeutic Effects of NOS Inhibition in Neuronal Injury. Mitochodrial Toxicity:
A.H.V Schapira, Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration: Prospects for Neuroprotection.
Excitatory Neurotoxicity:
J.G. Greene and J.T. Greenamyre, Bioenergetics and Exitotoxicity: The Weak Excitotoxic Hypothesis.
Calcium Exitatory Toxicity:
P. Nicotera and S. Orrenius, Calcium Ions in Necrotic and Apoptotic Cell Death. Trophic Factors:
C.A. Altar, S.J. Wiegand, R.M. Lindsay, and J.M. Cedarbaum, Neurotrophic Factors: Towards a Restorative Therapy of Parkinson's Disease.
Immune Mechanisms:
S.H. Appel, R.G. Smith, and W.D. Le, Immuno-Mediated Cell Death and Neuroprotection in Neurodegenerative Diseases.
W.G. Tatton, M.Y.H. Ju, J. Wadia, and N.A. Tatton, Reduction of Neuronal Apoptosis by Small Molecules: Promise for New Approaches to Neurological Therapy. Subject Index.


Neuroscience Perspectives provides multidisciplinary reviews of topics in one of the most divers and rapidly advancing fields in the life sciences. Whether you are a new recruit to neuroscience, or an established expert, look to this series for 'one-stop' sources of the historical, physiological, pharmacological, biochemical, molecular biological, and therapeutic aspects of chosen research areas.


Ideal for research-level neuroscientists, pharmacologists, and neurologists from post-graduate to senior scientists in academia and industry. There is also potential for special sales to pharmaceutical companies.


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@qu:"...contain[s] some well written chapters which are not only informative, up to date but also thought stimulating and will be a regular source of reference for anyone owning this book."

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About the Series Volume Editors

C. Olanow

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, U.S.A.

Peter Jenner

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Moussa Youdim

Affiliations and Expertise

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel