By Hyman M. Schipper
256 pages, sixty seven figures, 6 tables, hardcover This monograph is the 1st of its variety to concentration particularly at the position of astroglia in aging-related human neurodegenerative problems and experimental types of CNS senescence and degeneration. As such, this quantity within the Neuroscience Intelligence Unit sequence represents a unique and significant contribution to the elemental and scientific neuroscience literature. The chapters are grouped into 3 sections: I. Biology of Astrocytes. The chapters during this part will represent a accomplished dialogue of the identified services of astroglia within the mammalian CNS and the jobs those cells may possibly play within the pathophysiology of neurological issues. II. Astrocytes in Human mind Senescence and Neurodegenerative problems. during this part, the pathology of astrocytes and their putative roles in human CNS senescence and diverse neurodegenerative stipulations are coated in significant element. III. Experimental versions of Astrocyte Senescence: Implications for Neurodegenerative ! illness. during this ultimate part, experimental methods to the delineation of the function of astroglia in mind getting older and degeneration are defined. This e-book should still attraction greatly to uncomplicated neuroscientists drawn to a variety of elements of the biology of those cells in addition to to clinically-oriented investigators focused on the pathogenesis of the key human neurodegenerative problems.
Read Online or Download Astrocytes in Brain Aging and Neurodegeneration PDF
Best geriatrics books
Dementia is an affliction that increases vital questions on our personal attitudes to sickness and getting older. It additionally increases extremely important matters past the boundaries of dementia to do with how we expect of ourselves as humans - basic questions about own id. Is the individual with dementia an analogous individual she or he was once sooner than?
This crucial instruction manual addresses applied sciences specified on the overview, early detection and the mitigation of universal geriatric stipulations. those contain decline in sensible skills, gait, mobility, sleep disturbance, imaginative and prescient impairment, listening to loss, falls, and cognitive decline. This ebook not just describes the nation of either embedded and wearable applied sciences, but additionally specializes in study displaying the capability software of those applied sciences within the box.
Given the advance of recent healing concepts and items, Serge Gauthier and Jeffrey Cummings have compiled an inventory of latest subject matters for you to be of curiosity essentially to neurologists concentrating on Alzheimer's ailment, and likewise to psychiatrists and geriatricians. The individuals, all revered of their subspecialties, have written updated, comprehensively referenced chapters which should supply tips in addition to stimulate dialogue on the place present remedy is heading.
This publication presents an outline of the demographic, scientific, and psychosocial context of dementia care. With its concentrate on sufferer and family members views, this ebook describes evidence-based methods in the direction of prevention, detection, and remedy of dementia that's like all different booklet. The textual content offers reminiscence clinics, care administration, home-based interventions, palliative care, kin caregiver courses, particular to dementia care.
- Psychiatric Issues in Parkinson's Disease: A Practical Guide
- Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health (Springer Reference)
- Vitamin D : oxidative stress, immunity, and aging
- Women over 50: Psychological Perspectives
- The Ageing Immune System and Health
Extra info for Astrocytes in Brain Aging and Neurodegeneration
Kimelberg HK. Receptors on astrocytes—What possible functions. Neurochem Int 1995; 26:27-40. 87. Cornell-Bell AH, Finkbeiner SM, Cooper MS et al. Glutamate induces calcium in cultured astrocytes: Long-range glial signaling. Science 1990; 247:470-473. 88. Glaum SR, Miller RJ. Acute regulation of synaptic transmission by metabotropic glutamate receptors. In: Conn PJ, Patel J eds. The Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 1994:147-172. 89. Deecher DC, Wilcox BD, Dave V et al.
Annual Rev Neurosci 1990; 13:441-474. 13. Duffy S, MacVicar BA. Voltage-dependent ionic channels in astrocytes. In: Murphy S, ed. Astrocytes, Pharmacology and Function. San Diego: Academic Press, 1993:137. 14. Kimelberg HK, Jalonen T, Walz W. Regulation of the brain microenvironment: Transmitters and ions. In: Murphy S, ed. Astrocytes, Pharmacology and Function. , 1993:193-228. 15. Sontheimer H. Voltage-dependent ion channels in glial cells. Glia 1994; 11:156-172. 16. Takumi T, Ishii T, Horio Y et al.
Ion channels in vertebrate glia. Annual Rev Neurosci 1990; 13:441-474. 13. Duffy S, MacVicar BA. Voltage-dependent ionic channels in astrocytes. In: Murphy S, ed. Astrocytes, Pharmacology and Function. San Diego: Academic Press, 1993:137. 14. Kimelberg HK, Jalonen T, Walz W. Regulation of the brain microenvironment: Transmitters and ions. In: Murphy S, ed. Astrocytes, Pharmacology and Function. , 1993:193-228. 15. Sontheimer H. Voltage-dependent ion channels in glial cells. Glia 1994; 11:156-172.