Glial Cell Development: Basic Principles and Clinical Relevance

Glial Cell Development: Basic Principles and Clinical Relevance


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198524786
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Series (BIOS Scientific Publishers) Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Embryonic and early postnatal development of Schwann cells, Mirsky & Jessen
2. Origins and early development of oligodendrocytes, Richardson
3. Developmental origins of astrocytes, Goldman
4. Microglia in the developing and mature central nervous system, Perry
5. The metabolic functions of glial cells during development & in maturity, Magistretti, Pellerin & Therianos
6. The role of ion channels and transmitter receptors on glial cells, Gallo, Ghiani & Yuan
7. Structure and formation of the node of Ranvier, Ellisman, Deerinck & Bennett
8. Myelin sheath structure, function and evolution, Colman, Pedraza & Yoshida
9. Myelin-specific genes and their mutations in the mouse, Nave
10. Control of gene expression by oligodendrocytes, Hudson
11. Transcription factors that control Schwann cell development and myelination, Topilko & Meijer
12. Genetic analysis of gliogenesis in Drosophila, Granderath & Klämbt
13. Functions of astrocytes, Fitch & Silver
14 Glial influences on axonal growth. Filbin, Qiu & Cai
15. Axon-Schwann cell interactions during peripheral nerve degeneration & regeneration, Scherer & Salzer
16. The molecular genetics of hereditary demyelinating neuropathies, Wrabetz, Feltri, Hanemann & Müller
17. Genetic & cellular mechanisms of Schwann cell tumour formation: neurofibromatosis type 1 and neurofibromatosis type 2, Ratner & Daston
18. The neuropathology of Multiple Sclerosis, Lucchinetti & Lassmann
19. Restoring CNS myelin by glial cell transplantation, Blakemore, Franklin & Noble
20. Stem cells and their gliogenic potential, Brüstle & Dubois-Dalcq
21. Glial tumours of the CNS, Nistér, Uhrbom, Hesselager & Westermark

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