Neurobiology

  • ID: 2179898
  • Book
  • 836 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This careful selection of contributions has been extracted directly from the successful R.A. Meyers′ Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine and collected in two volumes. Designed for readers of all levels of expertise, the uniform structure of the articles makes them very easy to use, and every chapter includes a keyword glossary, concise summary and comprehensive references to guide the reader deeper into the literature.

Covering topics on cell biology and biochemistry of the nervous system, neurodevelopmental biology as well as diseases, this is an ideal handbook and ready reference for neurobiologists, cell biologists, molecular biologists, and pharmacologists.

Also includes an article on "Prions" by Nobel laureate Stanley Prusiner.
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Volume 1

I Cell Biology and Biochemistry of the Nervous System

Single–Cell Neurobiology

Neuron Chemistry

Receptor Biochemistry

Rhythmic and Temporal Processes in Biology

Sense of Smell

Pain Transduction: Gating and Modulation of Ion Channels

Invertebrate Neuropeptides

II Neurodevelopmental Biology

Brain Development

Stem Cells in the Adult Brain: Their Identification and Role in Neurogenesis

Behavior Genes

Neurobiology and Development of Nematodes

Volume 2

III Neurological Diseases

Prions

Motor Neuron Diseases: Molecular Mechanism, Pathophysiology, and Treatments

Motor Neuron Diseases: Cellular and Animal Models

Alzheimer′s Disease

Down Syndrome, Molecular Genetics of

Fragile X Linked Mental Retardation

Triplet Repeat Diseases

Neural Tube Defects, Molecular Biology of

Receptor, Transporter and Ion Channel Diseases

Pathophysiology of Stroke

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"This book maintains its connection to that work, but is a unique contribution to neurosciences that is worth its presence in most academic departmental libraries." (Doody′s, May 2009)

"An excellent introduction into the biology of prion diseases in both humans and animals and describes a variety of important model systems." (Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy, May 2009)

"[This] book is a ready reference for neurobiologists, cell biologists, molecular biologists and pharmacologists." (RoSearch, December 2008)

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