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Title Brain development : normal processes and the effects of alcohol and nicotine / edited by Michael W. Miller
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xv, 404 pages) : illustrations
Contents Models of neurotoxicity provide unique insight into normal development / Michael W. Miller -- Cell proliferation / Bernhard Suter, Pradeep G. Bhide -- Neuronal migration / Huaiyu Hu -- Neuronal differentiation: from axons to synapses / C. David Mintz [and others] -- Cell death / Stevens K. Rehen, Jerold J.M. Chun -- Intracellular pathways of neuronal death / Sandra M. Mooney, George I. Henderson -- Developmental disorders and evolutionary expectations: mechanisms of resilience / Barbara L. Finlay, Jeremy C. Yost, Desmond T. Cheung -- Prenatal alcohol exposure and human development / Claire D. Coles -- Influence of alcohol on the structure of the developing human brain / Susanna L. Fryer [and others] -- Prenatal ethanol exposure and fetal programming: implications for endocrine and immune development and long-term health / Joanna H. Sliwowska, Xingqi Zhang, Joanne Weinberg
Early exposure to ethanol affects the proliferation of neuronal precursors / Michael W. Miller -- Effects of ethanol on the regulation of cell cycle in neural stem cells / W. Michael Zawada, Mita Das -- Mechanisms of ethanol-induced alterations in neuronal migration / Julie A. Siegenthaler, Michael W. Miller -- Effects of ethanol on mechanisms regulating neuronal process outgrowth / Tara A. Lindsley -- Neuronal survival is compromised by ethanol: extracellular mediators / Michael W. Miller, Marla B. Bruns, Paula L. Hoffman -- Intracellular events in ethanol-induced neuronal death / Sandra M. Mooney, Michael W. Miller, George I. Henderson -- Neural crest and developmental exposure to ethanol / Susan M. Smith, Katherine A. Debelak-Kragtorp
Glial targets of developmental exposure to ethanol / Consuelo Guerri, Gemma Rubert, Maria Pasqual -- Tobacco use during pregnancy: epidemiology and effects on offspring / Jennifer A. Willford, Nancy L. Day, Marie D. Cornelius -- Prenatal nicotine exposure and animal behavior / Brenda M. Elliott, Neil E. Grunberg -- Neuronal receptors for nicotine: functional diversity and developmental changes / Huibert D. Mansvelder, Lorna W. Role -- Neural precursors as preferential targets for drug abuse: long term consequences and latent susceptibility to central nervous system disorders / Kurt F. Hauser [and others] -- Nicotinic receptor regulation of developing catecholamine systems / Frances M. Leslie [and others]
Summary This text describes both the intricate events underlying normal development of the nervous system and how alcohol and nicotine interfere with that development. It highlights the plasticity and resilience of the developing brain, as well as the targeted effects of each toxin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Developmental toxicology.
Alcohol -- Toxicology.
Nicotine -- Toxicology
Alcoholism in pregnancy -- Pathophysiology
Pregnant women -- Tobacco use -- Physiological effect
Brain -- drug effects
Brain -- growth & development
Ethanol -- pharmacology
Fetus -- drug effects
Neurons -- drug effects
Nicotine -- pharmacology
Alcoholic Intoxication
Alcohol -- Toxicology
Developmental toxicology
Nicotine -- Toxicology
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, Michael W
LC no. 2005012854
ISBN 9780199865147