The ''Drunken'' Synapse: Studies of Alcohol-Related Disorders

The ''Drunken'' Synapse: Studies of Alcohol-Related Disorders

by Yuan Liu
     
 

This volume is divided into three sections: synaptic transmission, synaptic modulation, and synaptic plasticity. Some of the topics covered include: molecular targets underlying ethanol-mediated reduction of hormone release from neurohypophysial nerve terminals; alcohol and general anesthetic modulation of GABAA and neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine

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This volume is divided into three sections: synaptic transmission, synaptic modulation, and synaptic plasticity. Some of the topics covered include: molecular targets underlying ethanol-mediated reduction of hormone release from neurohypophysial nerve terminals; alcohol and general anesthetic modulation of GABAA and neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors; alcohol and the 5-HT3 receptor, adenosine and ethanol; metabotropic hypothesis for ethanol sensitivity of GABAergic and glutamatergic central synapses; alcohol, memory, and molecules; novel forms and analyses of ethanol effects on synaptic plasticity; and ethanol suppression of hippocampal plasticity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461371489
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/2013
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.61(h) x (d)

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