Acute Neuronal Injury: The Role Of Excitotoxic Programmed Cell Death Mechanisms

September 19, 2018|
Acute Neuronal Injury: The Role Of Excitotoxic Programmed Cell Death Mechanisms by Denson G. Fujikawa
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An overview of the biochemical mechanisms that produce acute nerve cell death in the brain. Covers injuries and disorders including stroke, brain and spinal cord trauma, hypoglycemic coma, and prolonged epileptic seizures. All of these lead to high concentrations of calcium in nerve cells which, in turn, causes degradation of cytoplasmic proteins, cleavage of nuclear DNA, and eventually cell death. 

The Second Edition contains 11 thoroughly updated chapters and 3 additional chapters that did not appear in the previous edition.
Dr. Denson Fujikawa is an Adjunct Professor of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, a member of the Brain Research Institute at UCLA and a Staff Neurologist at the Department of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. His interest in mechanisms of nerve cell death in the brain began during a tw...
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Title:Acute Neuronal Injury: The Role Of Excitotoxic Programmed Cell Death Mechanisms
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:215 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:215 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:September 19, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319774947

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