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Title Endothelial cell plasticity in the normal and injured central nervous system / editors, Esperanza Meléndez Herrera, Bryan V. Phillips-Farfán Gabriel Gutiérrez Ospina
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2015


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Contents Early development of the vascular system supplying the brain / Bryan V. Phillips-Farfán, Alma Lilia Fuentes Farías, Gabriel Gutiérrez Ospina, and Esperanza Meléndez Herrera -- Endothelial cell heterogeneity and maintenance of neurogenic niches during development and adult life / Dannia Colín Castelán -- Neuronal-glial-endothelial interactions regulate central nervous system homeostasis / Gómez-González B., Cabañas-Morales A.M., Hurtado-Alvarado G., and Velázquez-Moctezuma, J. -- Dynamic control of neural reproductive centers by endothelial cells / Charlotte Vanacker, Ariane Sharif, and Vincent Prévot -- Alterations of cerebral endothelial cells in drug-resistant epilepsy : drug transporters / Cecilia Zavala-Tecuapetla and Liliana Carmona-Aparicio -- Angiogenesis during tumor proliferation and cell invasion / América Vanoye Carlo, Gisela Gómez Lira, Julieta G. Mendoza Torreblanca, and Scar A. Pérez González -- Microvascular dysfunction after spinal cord injury / Humberto Mestre and Antonio Ibarra -- Blood vessel remodeling after stroke / Gabriela Moralí and Miguel Cervantes -- Impairment of energy metabolism and vascular function in Alzheimer's disease / Karla G. Carvajal Aguilera, Bryan V. Phillips Farfán, and Victoria Campos Peña
Summary This book highlights the importance of endothelial cells as key players in the functioning of the nervous system under both normal and pathological conditions. The book demonstrates that endothelial cells are an essential and dynamic cell population in the central nervous system, with multiple and complex roles, not only in the maintenance of homeostasis, but also in the regulation of important processes. These include neurogenesis, neural control of reproduction, aging, neurodegeneration, and tumor invasion. The book exhaustively reviews the newest findings in this exciting new area of investigation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Endothelial cells.
Central nervous system.
Cell differentiation.
Central Nervous System -- cytology
Endothelial Cells
Central Nervous System
Cell Differentiation
Central Nervous System -- blood supply
Central Nervous System Diseases -- physiopathology
Endothelial Cells -- cytology
Neuronal Plasticity -- physiology
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Cell differentiation
Central nervous system
Endothelial cells
Form Electronic book
Author Meléndez Herrera, Esperanza, editor.
Phillips-Farfán, Bryan V., editor.
Gutiérrez Ospina, Gabriel, editor.
ISBN 9781466599239