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.
- Hardback | 274 pages
- 152 x 229mm | 527g
- 01 Sep 1992
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
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.