Exploring the Vertebrate Central Cholinergic Nervous System

Hardcover | October 4, 2006

byAlexander G. KarczmarContribution byN. ChauhanForeword byV.P. Whittaker

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This book is important for those interested in cholinergic synaptic transmission, the central and peripheral cholinergic nervous systems, neuropharmacology, cholinergic brain function, human and animal behaviors including learning, aggression and self-awareness, anticholinesterases and war gases, and the associated neurological diseases and aging.

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This book is important for those interested in cholinergic synaptic transmission, the central and peripheral cholinergic nervous systems, neuropharmacology, cholinergic brain function, human and animal behaviors including learning, aggression and self-awareness, anticholinesterases and war gases, and the associated neurological disease...

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The saga of the central cholinergic nervous system is unparalleled among the stories of various areas of neurosciences. Exploring the Vertebrate Central Cholinergic Nervous System reviews the very multiple methodologies that underlie cholinergic research. The book is historical, dynamic and conceptual in its approach. It stresses the c...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:716 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:October 4, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387282238

ISBN - 13:9780387282237

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Table of Contents

Introduction: History and Scope of this Book.- Cholinergic Cells and Pathways.- Metabolism of Acetylcholine Synthesis and Turnover.- History of Research on Nicotinic and Muscarinic Receptors.- Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Central Nervous System: Structure, Function and Pharmacology.- Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors: Structure and Functional Roles.- Anticholinesterases and War Gases.- Cholinergic Aspects of Growth and Development.- Central Cholinergic Nervous System and Its Correlates.- Linking Amyloid and Tau Biology in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Cholinergic Aspects.- Envoi.