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Horizons in neuroscience research. Volume 2 / Andres Costa and Eugenio Villalba, editors.

Contributor(s): Costa, Andres | Villalba, EugenioMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Horizons in neuroscience researchPublication details: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010. Description: 1 online resource (vi, 293)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781611223385; 1611223385Subject(s): Neurosciences | Nerve growth factor | Nervous system -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Neuroscience | PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology | Nerve growth factor | Nervous system -- Diseases | NeurosciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Horizons in neuroscience research. Volume 2.DDC classification: 612.8 LOC classification: RC321 | .Q365 2010ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, VOLUME 2 ; HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, VOLUME 2 ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; G PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTOR HETERODIMERIZATION: A MOLECULAR DETERMINANT OF NEURONAL ACTIVITY; Abstract; Introduction; Biochemical and Biophysical Methods Used to Establish PhysicalProximity; Biochemical and Pharmacological Approaches Use to EstablishFunctional Interaction; Heterodimer Formation: Domain Swap or Contact Dimers?; Constitutive or Ligand Induced Heterodimerization?
The Impact of Identified in vivo Heterodimers on NeuronalActivity and Potential Involvement in Psychiatric DisordersClass A; Class B; Class C; Class A/Class C; GPCRs Heterodimerization and Its Impact on Drug Discovery; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; SEX DIFFERENCE IN LEARNING AND MEMORY:EFFECTS OF SEX DIFFERENTIATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTS ON THEFOREBRAIN CHOLINERGIC SYSTEM; Sex Difference in Learning and Memory; Physiological Role of ACh in Learning and Memory; Sex Difference in the ACh Levels; Causes of the Sex Differences; Spontaneous Behaviors Increase the ACh Levels.
Do Sex Differences Exist in Other Types of Learning andMemory?Conclusions; References; TECHNIQUES FOR PRESURGICAL EXPLORATIONOF LANGUAGE LATERALIZATION IN CHILDREN; Abstract; Introduction; Invasive Procedures; Intracarotid Amobarbital Test (IAT); Cortical Electrostimulation Mapping (ESM); Minimally Invasive Procedures; Positron Emission Tomography (PET); Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT); Non-invasive Procedures; Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI); Magnetoencephalography (MEG); Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS); Functional Transcranial Doppler Sonography (fTCD)
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Rtms)Conclusion; References; METAL-MINDED: USE, CONTROL AND METALLICINTERPLAY OF COPPER IN THE BRAIN; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Nervous System Copper Homeostasis; 3. Copper Release in the Brain; 3.1. Copper Quantization in the Synapse; 3.2. Synaptic Redox Conditions and Released Copper; 4. Interactions of Copper in the Nervous System; 4.1. The NMDA Glutamate Receptor; 4.2. Purinoreceptors; 4.3. GABA Receptors; 4.4. Voltage-Gated Channels; 4.5. The Prion Protein; 5. Copper in Neurodegenerative Diseases; 5.1. Wilson's and Menkes Disease.
5.2. Prion Diseases5.3. Alzheimer's Disease; 5.4. Parkinson's Disease; 6. Copper and Its Interplay with Iron in the Brain; Conclusion; References; NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS IN VITAMIN B12DEFICIENCY; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 1.A. Diagnosis of Vitamin B12 Deficiency; 2. Neurological Syndromes Associated with Vitamin B12Deficiency; 2.A. Subacute Combined Degeneration of the Spinal Cord; 2.B. Dementia; 2.C. Psychiatric Disturbances; 2.D. Polyneuropathy; 2.E. Optic Neuropathy; Conclusion; References; NEUROPEPTIDES INVOLVED IN ENERGY BALANCE, REWARD AND ADDICTION:STATE OF THE ART, NEW PERSPECTIVES.
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HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, VOLUME 2 ; HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH, VOLUME 2 ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; G PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTOR HETERODIMERIZATION: A MOLECULAR DETERMINANT OF NEURONAL ACTIVITY; Abstract; Introduction; Biochemical and Biophysical Methods Used to Establish PhysicalProximity; Biochemical and Pharmacological Approaches Use to EstablishFunctional Interaction; Heterodimer Formation: Domain Swap or Contact Dimers?; Constitutive or Ligand Induced Heterodimerization?

The Impact of Identified in vivo Heterodimers on NeuronalActivity and Potential Involvement in Psychiatric DisordersClass A; Class B; Class C; Class A/Class C; GPCRs Heterodimerization and Its Impact on Drug Discovery; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; SEX DIFFERENCE IN LEARNING AND MEMORY:EFFECTS OF SEX DIFFERENTIATION, DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTS ON THEFOREBRAIN CHOLINERGIC SYSTEM; Sex Difference in Learning and Memory; Physiological Role of ACh in Learning and Memory; Sex Difference in the ACh Levels; Causes of the Sex Differences; Spontaneous Behaviors Increase the ACh Levels.

Do Sex Differences Exist in Other Types of Learning andMemory?Conclusions; References; TECHNIQUES FOR PRESURGICAL EXPLORATIONOF LANGUAGE LATERALIZATION IN CHILDREN; Abstract; Introduction; Invasive Procedures; Intracarotid Amobarbital Test (IAT); Cortical Electrostimulation Mapping (ESM); Minimally Invasive Procedures; Positron Emission Tomography (PET); Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT); Non-invasive Procedures; Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI); Magnetoencephalography (MEG); Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS); Functional Transcranial Doppler Sonography (fTCD)

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Rtms)Conclusion; References; METAL-MINDED: USE, CONTROL AND METALLICINTERPLAY OF COPPER IN THE BRAIN; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Nervous System Copper Homeostasis; 3. Copper Release in the Brain; 3.1. Copper Quantization in the Synapse; 3.2. Synaptic Redox Conditions and Released Copper; 4. Interactions of Copper in the Nervous System; 4.1. The NMDA Glutamate Receptor; 4.2. Purinoreceptors; 4.3. GABA Receptors; 4.4. Voltage-Gated Channels; 4.5. The Prion Protein; 5. Copper in Neurodegenerative Diseases; 5.1. Wilson's and Menkes Disease.

5.2. Prion Diseases5.3. Alzheimer's Disease; 5.4. Parkinson's Disease; 6. Copper and Its Interplay with Iron in the Brain; Conclusion; References; NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS IN VITAMIN B12DEFICIENCY; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 1.A. Diagnosis of Vitamin B12 Deficiency; 2. Neurological Syndromes Associated with Vitamin B12Deficiency; 2.A. Subacute Combined Degeneration of the Spinal Cord; 2.B. Dementia; 2.C. Psychiatric Disturbances; 2.D. Polyneuropathy; 2.E. Optic Neuropathy; Conclusion; References; NEUROPEPTIDES INVOLVED IN ENERGY BALANCE, REWARD AND ADDICTION:STATE OF THE ART, NEW PERSPECTIVES.

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