The Mechanisms of Neuronal Damage in Virus Infections of the Nervous System

The Mechanisms of Neuronal Damage in Virus Infections of the Nervous System

by Georg Gosztonyi (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642087103
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/06/2010
Series: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology , #253
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

The Concept of Neurotropism and Selective Vulnerability ('Pathoclisis') in Virus Infections of the Nervous System.-The Mechanism of Direct,Virus-Induced Destruction of Neurons.-Slow and Persistent Virus Infections of Neurons -- A Compromise for Neuronal Survival.- Neuronal Latency in Human and Animal Herpesvirus Infections. -Programmed Cell Death (Apoptosis) in Virus Infections of the Nervous System.-Interactions of Viral Proteins with Neurotransmitter Receptors May Protect or Destroy Neurons.- Mechanisms of Virus-Induced Neuronal Damage and the Clearance of Viruses from the CNS.-Borna Disease Virus Infection of Adult and Neonatal Rats: Models for Neuropsychiatric Disease.-The Mechanisms of Neuronal Damage in Retrovirus Infections of the Nervous System.-Prion-Induced Neuronal Damage -- The Mechanisms of Neuronal Destruction in the Subacture Spongiform Encephalopathies.- The Role of T-Cell Mediated Mechanisms in Virus Infections of the Nervous System.-Virus- Induced Inflammatory Reaction in the Nervous System: Self-Defence or Systematic Self-Destruction.-Virus- Induced Autoimmune Reactions in the Nervous System.

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