Logo

Biology of the NMDA Receptor

Large book cover: Biology of the NMDA Receptor

Biology of the NMDA Receptor
by

Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1420044141
ISBN-13: 9781420044140

Description:
This book covers many aspects of the biology of NMDARs: their role in controlling structure and function of synapses and neurons during early development; how overstimulation of NMDARs results in excitotoxicity and contributes to several progressive brain disorders, including Huntington’s disease; the newly discovered and intriguing interactions of NMDARs and dopamine receptors that mediate reward in the central nervous system.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: Traumatic Brain Injury: Pathobiology, Advanced Diagnostics and Acute ManagementTraumatic Brain Injury: Pathobiology, Advanced Diagnostics and Acute Management
by - InTech
Traumatic brain injury syndrome has emerged as a serious health concern worldwide due to the severity of outcomes. This book focuses on the TBI pathobiology as well as on the recent developments in advanced diagnostics and acute management.
(2723 views)
Book cover: GlioblastomaGlioblastoma
by - Codon Publications
Glioblastoma is the commonest and the most lethal brain tumor. In this book 71 experts from around the globe come together to give a timely, unique and exhaustive compilation of preclinical and clinical knowledge and concepts of glioblastoma.
(3672 views)
Book cover: Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the EpilepsiesJasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies
by - National Center for Biotechnology Information
The book considers the role of interactions between neurons, synapses, and glia in the initiation, spread and arrest of seizures. It examines mechanisms of excitability, synchronization, seizure susceptibility, and ultimately epileptogenesis.
(7931 views)
Book cover: From Molecules to Minds: Challenges for the 21st CenturyFrom Molecules to Minds: Challenges for the 21st Century
by - National Academies Press
The workshop 'From Molecules to Minds' was organized so that representatives of all corners of the neuroscience world could provide updates on the latest advances in the field, and then discuss how they related to the concept of Grand Challenges.
(6793 views)