Nerve-Muscle Interaction / Edition 2

Nerve-Muscle Interaction / Edition 2

by Gerta Vrbova, Tessa Gordon, Rosie Jones
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412404900
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/08/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1994
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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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