The "Drunken" Synapse: Studies of Alcohol-Related Disorders

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ISBN-13: 9781461371489
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/26/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.61(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors. Preface. 1. Overview of the Symposium; W.A. Hunt, Yuan Liu. 2. A Perspective on the Synapse; G.M. Shepherd. Section I: Synaptic Transmission. 3. Molecular Targets Underlying Ethanol-Mediated Reduction of Hormone Release From Neurohypophysial Nerve Terminals; S.N. Treistman, et al. 4. Alcohol and General Anesthetic Modulation of GABAA and Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors; T. Narahashi, et al. 5. Alcohol and the 5-HT3 Receptor; D.M. Lovinger, Qing Zhou. 6. Questions and Answers of Session I - Synaptic Transmission; Yuan Liu, W.A. Hunt. (eds.) Section II: Synaptic Modulation. 7. Depolarization-Induced Suppression of Inhibition (DSI) Involves a Retrograde Signaling Process that Regulates GABAA-Mediated Synaptic Responses in Mammalian CNS; B.A. Alger. 8. Native GABAA Receptors Get 'Drunk' but not Their Recombinant Counterparts; H.H. Yeh, D.W. Sapp. 9. Adenosine and Ethanol: Is There a Caffeine Connection in the Actions of Ethanol? T.V. Dunwiddie. 10. A Metabotropic Hypothesis for Ethanol Sensitivity of GABAergic and Glutamatergic Central Synapses; G.R. Siggins, et al. 11. Questions and Answers of Session II - Synaptic Modulation; Yuan Liu, W.A. Hunt. (eds.) Section III: Synaptic Plasticity. 12. Alcohol, Memory and Molecules; M. Browning, et al. 13. Of Mice and Minis: Novel Forms and Analyses of Ethanol Effects on Synaptic Plasticity; R.A. Morrisett, M.P. Thomas. 14. Ethanol Suppression of Hippocampal Plasticity: Role of Subcortical Inputs; S.C. Steffensen. 15. Questions and Answers of Session III &endash; Synaptic Plasticity; Yuan Liu, W.A. Hunt. (eds.)

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