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Title Animal models of cognitive impairment / edited by Edward D. Levin, Jerry J. Buccafusco
Published Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (376 pages) : illustrations
Series Frontiers in neuroscience
Frontiers in neuroscience (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Contents Front Cover; Preface; About the Editors; Contributors; Contents; List of Illustrations; 1. Introduction; 2. Muscarinic Receptor Antagonists in Rats; 3. Nicotinic Receptor Antagonists in Rats; 4. Involvement of the NMDA System in Learning and Memory; 5. Animal Models and the Cognitive Effects of Ethanol; 6. Animal Models of Cognitive Impairment Produced by Developmental Lead Exposure; 7. Developmental Behavioral Toxicity of Methylmercury: Consequences, Conditioning, and Cortex
Summary Examines some of the most popular and successful animal archetypes used in the context of drug discovery. This book provides integrated coverage of the research concerning neuronal systems relevant to cognitive function and dysfunction, assimilating reviews of this research within the context of each chapter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cognition disorders -- Animal models.
Cognition Disorders -- drug therapy.
Disease Models, Animal.
Form Electronic book
Author Buccafusco, Jerry J.
Levin, Edward D.
ISBN 1420004336 (electronic bk.)
9781420004335 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)