Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease: Volume .

Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection in Parkinson's Disease: Volume .

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Neuroscience Perspectives provides multidisciplinary reviews of topics in one of the most divers and rapidly advancing fields in the life sciences. Whether you are a new recruit to neuroscience, or an established expert, look to this series for 'one-stop' sources of the historical, physiological, pharmacological, biochemical, molecular biological, and therapeutic aspects of chosen research areas.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 160.5 x 251 x 18mm | 526.18g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0125254458
  • 9780125254458

Table of contents

Oxidant Stress:
J.M.C. Gutteridge and B. Halliwell, Oxidative Stress, Brain Iron, and Neurodegeneration: Basic Principles.
P. Jenner and C.W. Olanow, Pathological Evidence for Oxidative Stress in Parkinson's Disease and Related Degenerative Disorders.
K. Kieburtz and I. Shoulson, Treatment of Parkinson's Disease with Deprenyl (Selegiline) and Other Mondamine Oxidase Inhibitors.
C.W. Olanow and M.B.H. Youdim, Iron and Nuerodegeneration: Prospects for Neuroprotection.
R.A. Floyd and J.M. Carney, Nitrone Radical traps (NRTs) Protect in Experimental Neurodegenerative Diseases.
M. Flint Beal, Therapeutic Effects of NOS Inhibition in Neuronal Injury. Mitochodrial Toxicity:
A.H.V Schapira, Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration: Prospects for Neuroprotection.
Excitatory Neurotoxicity:
J.G. Greene and J.T. Greenamyre, Bioenergetics and Exitotoxicity: The Weak Excitotoxic Hypothesis.
Calcium Exitatory Toxicity:
P. Nicotera and S. Orrenius, Calcium Ions in Necrotic and Apoptotic Cell Death. Trophic Factors:
C.A. Altar, S.J. Wiegand, R.M. Lindsay, and J.M. Cedarbaum, Neurotrophic Factors: Towards a Restorative Therapy of Parkinson's Disease.
Immune Mechanisms:
S.H. Appel, R.G. Smith, and W.D. Le, Immuno-Mediated Cell Death and Neuroprotection in Neurodegenerative Diseases.
W.G. Tatton, M.Y.H. Ju, J. Wadia, and N.A. Tatton, Reduction of Neuronal Apoptosis by Small Molecules: Promise for New Approaches to Neurological Therapy. Subject Index.
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"...contain[s] some well written chapters which are not only informative, up to date but also thought stimulating and will be a regular source of reference for anyone owning this book."
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