Cellular and Molecular Neurophysiology by Constance Hammond

By Constance Hammond

This new, completely revised fourth variation is the single present, validated and authoritative textual content concentrating on the mobile and molecular body structure of nerve cells. knowing the functioning of the neuron, the fundamental mobile of the principal frightened procedure calls for a transparent realizing of the mobile and molecular body structure of the neuron. The e-book is speculation pushed instead of simply providing the evidence, and the content material is firmly in line with various experiments played via the pinnacle specialists within the box. whereas the booklet does disguise the real proof, it additionally offers the historical past for the way researchers arrived at this data to supply a context for the sphere. It teaches not just how excitable cells paintings intimately, but additionally find out how to build and behavior clever learn experiments. This publication promotes a true figuring out of the functionality of nerve cells that's necessary for training neurophysiologists and scholars in a graduate-level path at the subject alike.

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  • Fifteen appendices describing neurobiological recommendations are interspersed within the text
  • Accompanying teacher web site with routines and spouse site available

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Microglia: new roles for the synaptic stripper. Neuron 77, 10–18. , 2006. Myelin-associated oligodendrocytic basic protein: a family 37 of abundant CNS myelin proteins in search of a function. Dev. Neurosci. 28, 479–487. , 2010. Myelination and support of axonal integrity by glia. Nature 468, 244–252. , 2013. Emerging role for astroglial networks in information processing: from synapse to behavior. Trends Neurosci. 36, 405–417. , 2010. Microglia dynamics and function in the CNS. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol.

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Kinesin transports RNA: isolation and characterization of an RNA-transporting granule. Neuron 43, 513–525. , 1996. Crystal structure of the kinesin motor domain reveals a structural similarity to myosin. Nature 380, 550–555. , 2009. mRNA localization: gene expression in the spatial dimension. Cell 136, 719–730. , 1993. Molecular cloning of the retrograde transport motor cytoplasmic dynein (MAP1C). Neuron 10, 787–796. , 1996. Plus-end motors override minus-end motors during transport of squid axon vesicles on microtubules.

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