Cajals Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Hardcover | January 1, 1995

bySantiago Ramon y CajalEditorJavier DeFelipe, Edward G. Jones

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This book is a reprint of an English translation of Cajal's original work, with abundant notes and commentaries by the editor. This text describes Cajal's fundamental contributions to neuroscience, which continue to be important today. It accurately details Cajal's ideas and data, and providesreaders with the opportunity to learn what Cajal thought about his research career and the significance of his observations. Excerpts from Tello's memorial lectures also provide a contemporary view of Cajal's work.

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'In the same way that Newton and Einstein unveiled to mankind the mysteries of the universe, another genius, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, uncovered the structure and function of the most stupendous of all existing objects: the human nervous system.

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This book is a reprint of an English translation of Cajal's original work, with abundant notes and commentaries by the editor. This text describes Cajal's fundamental contributions to neuroscience, which continue to be important today. It accurately details Cajal's ideas and data, and providesreaders with the opportunity to learn what ...

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'In the same way that Newton and Einstein unveiled to mankind the mysteries of the universe, another genius, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, uncovered the structure and function of the most stupendous of all existing objects: the human nervous system.

Javier DeFelipe is at Cajal Institute, Madrid. Edward G. Jones is at University of California, Irvine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:976 pages, 9.29 × 6.5 × 2.05 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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PART I: Cajal and Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous SystemSECTION I: Introduction to the Text1. Editors' Commentary2. Material Omitted from the Original English EditionSECTION II: Cajal in his Own Words - Translations from Biographical and Other Works3. From: Recuerdos de mi Vida, Volume 2, Chapter 19 (1917)4. From: Recuerdos de mi Vida, Volume 2, Chapter 21 (1917)5. From: Recuerdos de mi Vida, Volume 2, Chapter 22 (1917), and: Algunas Observaciones contrarias a la hipotesis syncytial de la regeneracion nerviosa y neurogenesis normal (1921) and Demonstration photographique de quelques phenomenes de la generation des nerfs (1926)6. From: Neuronismo o Reticularismo?, 19337. From: Cajal y su Labor Histologica by J.F. Tello, Pages 155-184, 1935SECTION III: BibliographyPART II: Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

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'In the same way that Newton and Einstein unveiled to mankind the mysteries of the universe, another genius, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, uncovered the structure and function of the most stupendous of all existing objects: the human nervous system.

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