Free Radicals in Brain Physiology and Disorders
Covering the role of free radicals in a host of brain disorders, including Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease, this text introduces approaches to the prevention and treatment of free radical-related neurological disorders, based on antioxidants and spin trappers.
- Hardback | 439 pages
- 160 x 236 x 25.4mm | 908g
- 01 Oct 1996
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- b&w and colour illustrations, references, index
Table of contents
Guanidino compounds in the brain - a historical perspective; free radicals and cell damage; nitric oxide and neuronal disorders; role of free radicals in the brain - A. Parkinson's disease; B. epilepsy and injury; D. Alzheimer's disease and ageing; other neurological diseases and disorders; stress and environment effects; neurotoxicity. (Part contents).