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This volume reviews the current interaction between molecular biologists, cell physiologists and pharmacologists, in the light of which opportunities for new therapeutic directions are assessed.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 274 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 527g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123619408
  • 9780123619402

Table of contents

Oxidative stress as a cause of cell death in Parkinson's disease, P.Jenner; Down's Syndrome and Alzheimer's disease - towards an understanding of the pathogenesis, D.A.Mann; nerve growth factor - a small molecule with a large potential, E.M.Shooter; physiological role and pharmacological actions of neurotrophins in the brain, F.Hefti; trophic factors produced by astrocytes and septo-hippocampal neurons, A.Patel; axon regeneration in the central nervous system - interactions between axons and astrocytes, J.Fawcett; brain pathology and long-term potentiation - some common mechanisms, G.Lynch; mechanisms of injury and repair in glial cells, D.A.S.Composton; changes in messenger RNA in dementia, G.Feuerstein; neural transplantation - research and treatment of neurodegeneration disease, S.B.Dunnett.
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