Axonal Transport, Degeneration, and Regeneration in the Visual System of the Goldfish

Axonal Transport, Degeneration, and Regeneration in the Visual System of the Goldfish

by Hartwig Wolburg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540103363
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/21/1981
Series: Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology , #67
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Material and Methods.- 3 Results.- 3.1 Morphology of the Goldfish Visual System.- 3.1.1 Retina.- 3.1.2 Optic Nerve and Optic Tract.- 3.1.3 Optic Tectum.- 3.2 Axonal Transport.- 3.2.1 Rapid Axonal Transport.- 3.2.2 Effect of Ouabain on Rapid Transport.- 3.2.3 In Vitro Investigations of Rapid Axonal Transport.- 3.2.4 Slow Axonal Transport.- 3.2.5 Effect of Ouabain on Slow Transport.- 3.2.6 Transcellular Transport.- 3.3 Wallerian Degeneration in the Visual System.- 3.3.1 Wallerian Degeneration After Retrobulbar Nerve Crush.- 3.3.2 Wallerian Degeneration After Intraocular Injection of 3 • 10-5M Ouabain.- 3.3.3 Wallerian Degeneration After Intraocular Injection of 3 • 10-6M Ouabain.- 3.4 Regeneration in the Visual System.- 3.4.1 Processes Following Retrobulbar Optic Nerve Crush.- 3.4.2 Regeneration after Intraocular Injection of 3 • 10-6M Ouabain.- 4 Discussion.- 4.1 Rapid and Slow Axonal Transport as the Basis of Structural Metabolism in the Nerve Fiber.- 4.1.1 Mechanism of Axonal Transport.- 4.1.2 Transported Materials.- 4.1.3 Dependence of Axonal Transport on the Perikaryon.- 4.2 Wallerian Degeneration.- 4.3 Regeneration of Central Axons.- 4.4 Transcellular Interactions in the Nervous System.- 4.4.1 Interactions Between Axon and Glia.- 4.4.2 Transsynaptic Interactions.- 5 Summary.- References.

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