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Title The axon : structure, function, and pathophysiology / edited by Stephen G. Waxman, Jeffery D. Kocsis, Peter K. Stys
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995


Description 1 online resource (xv, 692 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction -- 1. Electrical Activity of the Nerve: The Background up to 1952, Sir A. Huxley -- The Normal Axon -- 2. Morphology of Normal Peripheral Axons, C-H. Berthold and M. Rydmark -- 3. Morphology of Central Nervous System Axons, A. Hirano and J.F. Llena -- 4. Physiology of Axons, J.M. Ritchie -- 5. The Schwann Cell: Morphology and Development, N. Kleitman and R.P. Bunge -- 6. The Oligodendrocyte, The Perinodal Astrocyte, and the Central Node of Ranvier, J.A. Black, H.W. Sontheimer, and S.G. Waxman -- 7. Molecular Biology of Myelination, E.S. Monuki and G.E. Lemke -- 8. Mechanisms of Adhesion Between Axons and Glial Cells, J.L. Salzer -- 9. Axonal Transport: Function and Mechanisms, B. Grafstein -- 10. Development of Axons: Calcium, Steering and the Growth Cone, R.W. Davenport, S. Bolsover, and S.B. Kater -- 11. Voltaged-gated Ion Channels in Axons: Localization, Function, and Development, S.G. Waxman -- 12. Molecular Biology of Voltage-dependent Potassium and Sodium Channels, R.L. Barchi -- 13. Voltage-clamp Studies in Axons: Macroscopic and Single Channel Currents, W. Vogel and J.R. Schwartz -- 14. Modulation of Axonal Excitability by Neurotransmitter Receptors, J.D. Kocsis and K. Sakatani -- 15. Ion Pumps and Exchangers, P.K. Stys, S.G. Waxman, and B.R. Ransom -- 16. Mechanisms of Accommodation and adaptation in Myelinated Axons, H. Bostock -- 17. Electrophysiological Approaches to the Study of Axons, P.K. Stys and J.D. Kocsis -- 18. Action Potential Conduction Recorded Optically in Normal, Demyelinated and Remyelinating Axons, P. Shrager -- Principles of Axonal Pathophysiology -- 19. Reactiono of the Neuronal Cell Body to Axonal Damage, G.W. Kreutzberg -- 20. Axonal Degeneration and Disorders of the Axonal Cytoskeleton, J.W. Griffin, et al. -- 21. Pathology of Demyelinated and Dysmyelinated Axons, J. Rosenbluth -- 22. Pathology of the Myelin Sheath, S.K. Ludwin -- 23. Pathophysiology of Demyelinated Axons, S.G. Waxman, J.D. Kocsis, and J.A. Black -- 24. Anoxic-ischemic Injury in Axons, P.K. Stys, et al. -- 25. Traumatic Injury of Spinal Axons, O. Honmou and W. Young -- 26. Diffuse Axonal Injury, J.T. Povlshock and C.W. Christman -- 27. Abnormal Excitability in Injured Axons, M. Devor -- 28. Regeneration of PNS Axons, M.A. Bisby -- 29. Role of Cellular Interactions in Axonal Growth and Regeneration, L. McKerracher, J.P. Julien, and A.J. Aguayo -- 30. Clinical Electrophysiology of PNS Axons, J. Kimura -- 31. Clinical Assessment of CNS Axons: Evoked Potentials, S.J. Jones -- 32. Human Peripheral Nerve Disease (Peripheral Neuropathies, A.R. Berger and H.H. Schaumburg -- 33. Overview of Clinical Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis, Including Cognitive Deficit, W.I. McDonald -- 34. Clinical Aspects of Traumatic Injury to CNS Axons, M.R. Dimitrijevic
Summary This compendium contains chapters on the structure, function and pathophysiology of axons in both the peripheral and central nervous systems. Within the context of aspects of axonal structure, function and pathophysiology, recent advances in the molecular neurobiology of axons are reviewed
Analysis Nervous system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Axons -- Physiology
Axons -- physiology
Axons -- Diseases
Neurons -- Physiology
Axones -- Physiologie.
AxĂ´nios (fisiologia;fisiopatologia)
Sistema nervoso.
Form Electronic book
Author Waxman, Stephen G
Kocsis, Jeffery D
Stys, Peter K
ISBN 9780199865802