Nerve-Muscle Interaction by Gerta Vrbová

Nerve-Muscle Interaction

byGerta Vrbová, Tessa Gordon, Rosie Jones

Hardcover | December 31, 1994

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This thorough, advanced review of the interactions between motoneurones and muscles in vertebrates discusses the significance of nerve-muscle interactions for the normal development and maintenance of the vertebrate neuromuscular system and reviews the consequences of their disruption.

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Title:Nerve-Muscle InteractionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:December 31, 1994Publisher:Springer Netherlands

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ISBN - 10:0412404907

ISBN - 13:9780412404900

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Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition. Preface to first edition. Acknowledgements. 1. Early development of muscle. 2. Development of motoneurones. 3. Encounter of motor nerves with muscle fibres. 4. Tonic and phasic mucle fibres of lower vertebrates and birds. 5. Mammalian muscles and motor units. 6. Emergence of the mammalian motor unit. 7. Plasticity of muscles and their motor units. 8. Axotomy: effects on motoneurones, nerves and muscles. 9. Nerve regeneration and muscle reinnervation. 10. Disturbances of nerve-muscle interactions and their consequences. Index.

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`A small book, but full with many precise details of the higher interest for the specialists in myology and neurology.' Cellular and Molecular Biology `This is an excellent reference source and would be a valuable purchase for libraries and those involved in neuromuscular research.' Physiotherapy Journal