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Title Axonal branching and recovery of coordinated muscle activity after transection of the facial nerve in adult rats / D.N. Angelov [and others]
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 130 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in anatomy, embryology, and cell biology, 0301-5556 ; 180
Advances in anatomy, embryology, and cell biology ; 180. 0301-5556
Contents Outline of the General Neurobiological Problem -- The Perikarya Which Support Axonal Regrowth are Hyperexcitable -- Axonal Regrowth is Compromised by Ephaptic Cross-Talk Between the Branches -- Biological Significance of Axonal Branching -- Role of Cytoskeleton Reorganization During Axonal Branching -- The Individual Guidance Cues Promoting Reinnervation of Original Targets are Still Unknown -- Conclusion -- Outline of the Clinical Problem -- Questions Still Open -- Methodological Approach -- Materials and Methods -- First Set of Experiments: Attempts to Reduce Collateral Axonal Branching by Alterations of the Trigeminal Input to the Facial Perikarya -- Second Set of Experiments: Attempts to Reduce Collateral Axonal Branching at the Lesion Site -- Results -- First Set of Experiments: Influence of the Altered Afferent Input to Axotomized Facial Perikarya on the Quality of Reinnervation -- Second set of Experiments: Attempts to Reduce Collateral Axonal Branching at the Lesion Site -- Discussion -- The Combined Approach to Evaluate the Quality of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration -- Sensory-Motor Integrity as A Factor for Motor Regeneration -- Collateral Branching Versus Terminal Sprouting of Axons -- Prospects for the Future -- References -- Subject index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-130) and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Axons -- Physiology.
Facial nerve -- Wounds and injuries.
Muscles -- Innervation.
Nerves, Peripheral -- Wounds and injuries.
Nervous system -- Regeneration.
Axons -- physiology.
Facial Nerve -- physiology.
Facial Nerve -- surgery.
Nerve Regeneration -- physiology.
Rats -- physiology.
Rats -- surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Angelov, D. N. (Doychin N.), 1953-
LC no. 2005924371
ISBN 3540256547 (paperback)
9783540256540 (paperback)