Description

This volume includes paradigms, model systems, and techniques for the study of dysfunctions in the nervous system. The advantages and disadvantages of the approaches presented are critically discussed.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Neural injury * Developmental cell death * Disease processes and aging

Table of Contents

Paradigms for Study of Neurotrophin Effects in Oxidant Injury, G.R. Jackson and J.R. Perez-Polo. Nitric Oxide Toxicity in Central Nervous System Cultures, V.L. Dawson and T.M. Dawson. Development of in Vitro Injury Models for Oligodendroglia, A. Espinosa, P. Zhao, and J. de Vellis. Glia Models to Study Glial Cell Cytotoxicity, A. Vernadakis and M.S. Kentroti. Rodent Glioma Models, W.W. Maggio. Peripheral Lesioning of Olfacory System: Expression of Neurotrophin Receptors, C.P. Turner and J.R. Perez-Polo. Basal Forebrain Cholinergic Lesions and Complete Transection of Septal-Hippocampal Pathway, L.R. Williams. Neurochemical Lesions: Tools for Functional Assessment of Serotonin Neuronal Systems, J.M. Lakoski, B.J. Keck, and A. Dugar. Cerebral Glucose/Energy Metabolism: Valid Techniques in Humans and Animals, S. Hoyer. Heavy Metal Effects on Glia, E. Tiffany-Castiglioni, M.E. Legare, L.A. Schneider, E.D. Harris, R. Barhoumi, J. Zmudzki, Y. Qian, and R.C. Burghardt. Source, Metabolism, and Function of Cysteine and Glutathione in the Central Nervous System, D.K. Rassin. Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Neural Tissue, R.J. McClure, K.Panchaligam, W.E. Klunk, and J.W. Pettegrew. Acute Stroke Diagnosis with Magnetic Resonance Imaging, S.C. Jones, N.C. Huang, M.J. Quast, A.D. Perez-Trepechio, G.R. Hillman, and T.A. Kent. Evaluation of Free Radical-Initiated Oxidant Events within the Nervous System, S.C. Bondy. Exogenous Administration of Cytokines into the Central Nervous System: Analysis of Alterations in Cell Morphology and Molecular Expression, M.A. Kahn and J. de Vellis. Animal Models to Produce Cortical Cholinergic Dysfunction, R. S

Details

No. of pages:
335
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080536484
Print ISBN:
9780121853006
Print ISBN:
9780123912183

About the serial-volume-editor

J. Perez-Polo

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, U.S.A.