Interaction Between Neurons and Glia in Aging and Disease by Ana Cristina RegoInteraction Between Neurons and Glia in Aging and Disease by Ana Cristina Rego

Interaction Between Neurons and Glia in Aging and Disease

Associate editorAna Cristina Rego

Hardcover | August 23, 2007

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A superb source of reference reviews as well as a concise overview of the functional cross-talk between neurons and glial cells, this book also focuses on microglia and inflammation in the aging brain and in neurological disorders. The scientific spectrum covered by this book is of key interest, and is recognized by the scientific community as a major competitive area with critical implications for human health.
Title:Interaction Between Neurons and Glia in Aging and DiseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:531 pagesPublished:August 23, 2007Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387708294

ISBN - 13:9780387708294


Table of Contents

Inflammation and Neuronal Susceptibility to Excitotoxic Cell Death.- Microglial Cell Population Expansion Following Acute Neural Injury.- Opposite Modulation of Peripheral Inflammation and Neuroinflammation by Adenosine A2A Receptors.- Subventricular Zone Cells as a Tool for Brain Repair.- Neuron-Glial Interaction in Homeostasis of the Neurotransmitters Glutamate and GABA.- The Impact of an Imbalance Between Proinflammatory and Anti-Inflammatory Influences on Synaptic Function in the Aged Brain.- Neurotrophin Signaling and Cell Survival.- GDNF: A Key Player in Neuron-Glial Crosstalk and Survival of Nigrostriatal Dopaminergic Neurons.- Molecular Pathways of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegeneration: The Paradignms of Parkinson's and Huntington's Diseases.- Zinc Homeostasis and Brain Injury.- Aging and Cognitive Decline: Neuroprotective Strategies.- Inflammation and Apoptotic Pathways in the Peripheral Nervous System Related to Protein Misfolding.- Neuroinflammation and Excitotoxicity in Neurobiology of HIV-1 Infection and AIDS: Targets for Neuroprotection.- Neuroinflammation and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer's and Prion's Diseases.- Metal Ions and Alzheimer's Disease.- Epilepsy, Brain Injury and Cell Death.- Glia and Hippocampal Neurgenesis in the Noraml, Aged and Epileptic Brain.- Polyglutamine Expansion Diseases-The Case of Machado-Joseph Disease.- Remyelination of the Central Nervous System.- Adult Neurogenesis in Neurodegenerative Diseases.- ATP Receptors in the Pain Signaling: Glial Contribution in Neuropathic Pain.- Diabetic Retinopathy, Inflammation and Proteasome.- Rejuventation Neurons and Glia with Microbial Enzymes.