The Neuron: Cell and Molecular Biology / Edition 3

The Neuron: Cell and Molecular Biology / Edition 3

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0195145232
ISBN-13:
9780195145236
Pub. Date:
10/18/2001
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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The Neuron: Cell and Molecular Biology / Edition 3

Levitan, Irwin B.(Brandeis Univ); Kaczmarek, Leonard K.(Yale Univ)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195145236
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2001
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition

I. Introduction
1. Signaling in the Brain
2. Form and Function in Cells of the Brain

II. Electrical Properties of Neurons
3. Electrical Signaling in Neurons
4. Membrane Ion Channels and Ion Currents
5. Ion Channels Are Membrane Proteins
6. Ion Channels, Membrane Ion Currents, and the Action Potential
7. Diversity in the Structure and Function of Ion Channels

III. Intercellular Communication
8. Intercellular Communication: How Neurons Communicate: Gap Junctions and Neurosecretion
9. Synaptic Release of Neurotransmitters
10. Neurotransmitters and Neurohormones
11. Receptors and Transduction Mechanisms I: Receptors Coupled Directly to Ion Channels
12. Receptors and Transduction Mechanisms II: Indirectly Coupled Receptor/Ion Channel Systems
13. Sensory Receptors

IV. Behavior and Plasticity
14. The Birth and Death of a Neuron
15. Neuronal Growth and Trophic Factors
16. Adhesion Molecules and Axon Pathfinding
17. Formation, Maintenance, and Plasticity of Chemical Synapses
18. Intrinsic Neuronal Properties, Neural Networks and Behavior
19. Learning and Memory

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