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Basic neurochemistry : principles of molecular, cellular, and medical neurobiology

Author: Scott T Brady; George J Siegel; R Wayne Albers; D L Price
Publisher: Waltham, Massachusetts ; Oxford : Academic Press / Elsevier, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
This advanced neurochemistry and neurobiology textbook has a renewed focus on clinical applications and covers topics such as fundamental membrane chemistry, development of the nervous system, cell injury and inflammation, neurodegenerative diseases, sensory transduction and neural processing.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Basic neurochemistry.
Waltham, MA : Academic ; Elsevier, 2012
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott T Brady; George J Siegel; R Wayne Albers; D L Price
ISBN: 9780123749475 0123749476
OCLC Number: 754167839
Notes: Revised edition of: Basic neurochemistry / editor-in-chief, George J. Siegel ; editors, R. Wayne Albers, Scott T. Brady, Donald L. Price. 7th ed. ©2006.
Description: xxiv, 1096 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Cell biology of the nervous system --
Cell membrane structures and functions --
Membrane transport --
Electrical excitability and ion channels --
Lipids --
The cytoskeleton of neurons and glia --
Intracellular trafficking --
Axonal transport --
Cell adhesion molecules --
Myelin structure and biochemistry --
Energy metabolism of the brain --
Synaptic transmission and cellular signaling : an overview --
Acetylcholine --
Catecholamines --
Serotonin --
Histamine --
Glutamate and glutamate receptors --
Purinergic signaling --
Peptides --
G proteins --
Cyclic nucleotides in the nervous system --
Phosphoinositides --
Calcium --
Serine and threonine phophorylation --
Tyrosine phosphorylation --
Transcription factors in the central nervous system --
Development of the nervous system --
Growth factors --
Stem cells in the nervous system --
Formation and maintenance of myelin --
Axonal growth in the adult mammalian nervous system : regeneration and compensatory plasticity --
Molecular mechanisms and consequences of immune and nervous system interactions --
Neuroinflammation --
Brain ischemia and reperfusion : cellular and molecular mechanisms in stroke injury --
Lipid mediators : eicosanoids, docosanoids and platelet-activating factor --
Apoptosis and necrosis --
Peripheral neuropathy : neurochemical and molecular mechanisms --
Diseases involving myelin --
The epilepsies : phenotypes and mechanisms --
Genetics of neurodegenerative diseases --
Disorders of amino acid metabolism --
Inborn metabolic defects of lysosomes, peroxisomes, carbohydrates, fatty acids and mitochondria --
Disorders of muscle excitability --
Motor neuron diseases --
Neurobiology of Alzheimer's disease --
Synucleinopathies and tauopathies --
Cellular and molecular basis of neurodegeneration in the CAG-polyglutamine repeat diseases --
Neurotransmitter and disorders of the basal ganglia --
Molecular basis of prion diseases --
Molecular biology of vision --
Molecular basis of olfaction and taste --
Molecular biology of hearing and balance --
Pain --
Endocrine effects and the brain and their relationship to behavior --
Learning and memory --
The neurochemistry of sleep and wakefulness --
The neurochemistry of schizophrenia --
The neurochemistry of autism --
Neurobiology of severe mood and anxiety disorders --
Other Titles: Basic neurochemistry.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Scott T. Brady ; editor-in-chief emeritus, George J. Siegel ; editors, R. Wayne Albers, Donald L. Price ; associate editors Joyce Benjamins [and five others].


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