Basic Neurochemistry

Basic Neurochemistry : Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects

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Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects, a comprehensive text on neurochemistry, is now updated and revised in its Seventh Edition. This well-established text has been recognized worldwide as a resource for postgraduate trainees and teachers in neurology, psychiatry, and basic neuroscience, as well as for graduate and postgraduate students and instructors in the neurosciences. It is an excellent source of information on basic biochemical processes in brain function and disease for qualifying examinations and continuing medical education.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1016 pages
  • 218 x 276 x 40mm | 2,499.28g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 800 illus.
  • 012088397X
  • 9780120883974
  • 1,076,733

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"This textbook is an extremely comprehensive statement of the current status of neurochemistry. The editors and the authors are recognized authorities in every field is covered by individuals who can be considered international authorities in the area."
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Table of contents

PART I: Cellular Neurochemistry and Neural Membranes

Chapter 1: Neurocellular Anatomy

Chapter 2: Cell Membrane Structures and Functions

Chapter 3: Lipids

Chapter 4: Myelin Formation, Structure and Biochemistry

Chapter 5: Membrane Transport

Chapter 6: Electrical Excitability and Ion Channels

Chapter 7: Cell Adhesion Molecules

Chapter 8: The Cytoskeleton of Neurons and Glia

Chapter 9: Intracellular Trafficking

PART II: Intercellular Signaling

Chapter 10: Synaptic Transmission and Cellular Signaling: An Overview

Chapter 11: Acetylcholine

Chapter 12: Catecholamines

Chapter 13: Serotonin

Chapter 14: Histamine

Chapter 15: Glutamate

Chapter 16: GABA and Glycine

Chapter 17: Purinergic Systems

Chapter 18: Peptides

PART III: Intracellular Signaling

Chapter 19: G Proteins

Chapter 20: Phosphoinositides

Chapter 21: Cyclic Nucleotides in the Nervous System

Chapter 22: Calcium

Chapter 23: Serine and Threonine Phosphorylation

Chapter 24: Tyrosine Phosphorylation

PART IV: Growth, Development and Differentiation

Chapter 25: Development

Chapter 26: Transcription Factors in the Central Nervous System

Chapter 27: Growth Factors

Chapter 28: Axonal Transport

Chapter 29: Stem Cells in the Nervous System

Chapter 30: Axonal Growth in the Adult Mammalian Nervous System: Regeneration and Compensatory Plasticity

PART V: Metabolism

Chapter 31: Energy Metabolism of the Brain

Chapter 32: Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury and Oxidative Stress

Chapter 33: Eicosanoids, Docosanoids, Platelet-Activating Factor and Inflammation

Chapter 34: Metabolic Encephalopathies

Chapter 35: Apoptosis and Necrosis

PART VI: Inherited and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Chapter 36: Peripheral Neuropathy

Chapter 37: The Epilepsies: Phenotype and Mechanisms

Chapter 38: Diseases Involving Myelin

Chapter 39: Genetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Chapter 40: Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism

Chapter 41: Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Diseases

Chapter 42: Diseases of Carbohydrate, Fatty Acid and Mitochondrial Metabolism

Chapter 43: Disorders of Muscle Excitability

Chapter 44: Motor Neuron Diseases

Chapter 45: Neurodegenerative α-Synucleinopathies and Tauopathies

Chapter 46: Neurotransmitters and Disorders of the Basal Ganglia

Chapter 47: Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease

Chapter 48: Molecular Basis of Prion Diseases

PART VII: Sensory Transduction

Chapter 49: Molecular Biology of Vision

Chapter 50: Molecular Biology of Olfaction and Taste

Chapter 51: Molecular Biology of Hearing and Balance

PART VIII: Neural Processing and Behavior

Chapter 52: Endocrine Effects on the Brain and Their Relationship to Behavior

Chapter 53: Learning and Memory

Chapter 54: The Neurochemistry of Schizophrenia

Chapter 55: Neurobiology of Severe Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 56: Addiction

Chapter 57: Pain

Chapter 58: Neuroimaging


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