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Title Protein misfolding in neurodegenerative diseases : mechanisms and therapeutic strategies / editors, H. John Smith, Claire Simons, and Robert D.E. Sewell
Published Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (592 pages)
Series CRC enzyme inhibitors series
CRC enzyme inhibitors series.
Contents Protein folding and misfolding, relevance to disease and function / Massimi Stefani -- Alzheimer's disease / Charlotte E. Teunissen and Tischa M. van der Cammen -- Improving Cholinergic Transmission -- Cholinergic transmission and acetylcholine release enhancers / Pierre Francotte, Pascal de Tullio and Bernard Pirotte -- AChE and its inhibition / Jure Stojan -- AChE inhibitors and their clinical assessment / Pierre Francotte, Pascal de Tullio and Bernard Pirotte -- Reduction in plaque formation / Christian Czech, Helmut Jacobsen and Celine Adessi -- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) / Bruno P. Imbimbo and Francesca Speroni -- 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-coenzyme reductase inhibitors / Dario Cattaneo -- A' polymerization reduction / Harry LeVine III and Corrine E. Augelli-Szafran -- Carbonic anhydrase activators as potential anti-Alzheimer's disease agents / Claudiu T. Supuran and Andrea Scozzafava -- Detection and reduction of neurofibrillary lesions / Jeff Kuret -- Protein misfolding in Alzheimer disease : pathogenic or protective? / Rudy J. Castellani [and others] -- Enhancement of brain retinoic acid levels / Ann B. Goodman [and others] -- Parkinson's disease : what is it? what causes it? and how can it be cured? / Tom Foltynie, Andrew W. Michell and Roger A. Barker -- Restoring dopamine levels / Nuno Palma . [and others] -- Huntington's disease / Claire-Anne Gutekunst and Fran Norflus -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neuron disease) / Teresa Sanelli [and others] -- Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) / Michael D. Geschwind and Giuseppe Legname -- Overview / H. John Smith, Claire Simons and Robert D.E. Sewell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Etiology.
Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Pathophysiology.
Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Treatment.
Protein folding.
Form Electronic book
Author Sewell, Robert D. E.
Simons, Claire.
Smith, H. J., 1930-
ISBN 1420007149 (e-book ; PDF)
9781420007145 (e-book ; PDF)