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ISBN-13: 9783662029244
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/14/2013
Series: Nato ASI Series , #70
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchored Recognition Molecules That Mediate Intercellular Adhesion and Promote Neurite Outgrowth.- Lipid Synthesis and Targeting to the Mammalian Cell Surface.- The Aminophospholipid Transporter from Human Red Blood Cells.- Lipids (Composition and Topography) in Adrenal Chromaffin Granules and Their Relevance for the Function of These Organelles.- Accelerated Cell Membrane Degradation in Alzheimer’s Disease Brain: Relationship to Amyloid Formation?.- Mechanistic and Functional Aspects of Oscillatory Calcium Signalling.- Phospholipid Hydrolysis and [Ca2+]i Control.- Phosphoinositide Hydrolysis Indicates Functional Receptors in Astrocytes and in Neoplastic Cells from the Human CNS.- The G-Proteins Regulating Phosphoinositide Breakdown.- Actions and Interactions of Cholinergic and Excitatory Aminoacid Receptors on Phosphoinositide Signals, Excitotoxicity and Neuroplasticity.- The Phospholipid Environment of Activated Synaptic Membrane Receptors May Provide Both Intracellularly and Retrogradely Acting Signals for the Regulation of Neuro(Muscular) Transmission.- The Role of Arachidonic Acid as a Retrograde Messenger in Long-Term Potentiation.- Resisting Memory Storage: Activating Endogenous Protein Kinease C Inhibitors.- B-50 Phosphorylation in Response to Different Patterns of Electrical Stimulation in Rat Hippocampal Slices.- Participation of Inositol Phosphates, Protein Kinase C, G-Proteins and Cyclic AMP in Signal Transduction in Primary Rat Astroglial Cultures.- Sphingosine, a Breakdown Product of Cellular Sphingolipids, in Cellular Proliferation and Phospholipid Metabolism.- Regulation of Phosphatidylserine Synthesis during T Cell Activation.- Anti-Phosphatidylserine Monoclonal Antibody: Structural Template for Studying Lipid-Protein Interactions and for Identification of Phosphatidylserine Binding Proteins.- Immunomodulation by Serine Phospholipids.- Direct Effect of Phosphatidylserine on the Activity of the Post-Synaptic GABAA Receptor Complex.- Phosphatidylserine Reverses the Age-Dependent Decrease in Cortical Acetylcholine Release in the Rat.- Control of Phosphatidylcholine Metabolism.- The Conversion of Ethanolamine Containing Compounds to Choline Derivatives and Acetylcholine.- Phospholipid Metabolism in a Human Cholinergic Cell Line — Possible Involvement of the Base Exchange Enzyme Activities.- Disposition of Choline for the Brain.- The Homeostasis of Brain Choline.- Tacrine (Tetrahydroaminoacridine) and the Metabolism of Acetylcholine and Choline.- CDPcholine, CDPethanolamine, Lipid Metabolism and Disorders of the Central Nervous System.- Biosynthesis of 1-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (Platelet Activating Factor) in Cultured Neuronal and Glial Cells.- PAF and Hypothalamic Secretions in the Rat.- Activation of Phospholipid Hydrolysis and Generation of Eicosanoids in Cultured Rat Astroglial Cells by PAF, and Modulation by N-3 Fatty Acids.- A Neural Primary Genomic Response to the Lipid Mediator Platelet-Activating Factor.

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