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Horizons in neuroscience research. Volume 3 / Andres Costa and Eugenio Villalba, Editors.

By: Costa, AndresContributor(s): Villalba, EugenioMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Neuroscience research progress seriesPublication details: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Lancaster : Nova Science ; Gazelle [distributor], ©2011. Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617284373; 1617284378Subject(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 3.DDC classification: 612.8 LOC classification: RC341Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH. VOLUME 3; HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH. VOLUME 3; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1; Multiple Neuronal and Glial Mechanisms Can be Involved in the Response to the Activation of Nicotinic Receptors; A. Toledano1*, M.I. Alvarez1 and A. Toledano-Díaz2; Abstract; Introduction; 1. Diversity and Complexity of the Nicotinic Communication System; 1. 1. Diversity of Nicotinic Receptors in the CNS; 1. 2. Complex Regulation of the nAChRs; 1. 3. Complexity of the Nicotinergic System as a Neurotransmitter System; 2. Effects of Activating nAChRs.
2.1. Nicotine-Induced Dehydrogenase Activation2.2. Nicotine-Induced Increases in Nerve Growth Factor; 2.3. Nicotine -Induced Increase in Cyclooxygenase-2; 3. Conclusion; References; Chapter 2; Neuroplasticity Following Skill and Strength Training: Evidence from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studies; Alan J Pearce1 and Dawson J Kidgell2; Abstract; Introduction; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS); TMS Compared to Other Neuroimaging Techniques; Neural Adaptations Following Motor Skill Training; Short-Term Skill Task Studies; Long-Term Skill Training.
Neural Adaptations Following Short-Term Strength TrainingShort-Term Strength Training of Hand and Upper Limb Muscles; Strength-Training and the Cross-Transfer of Strength; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3; A Novel Target for the Treatment of Melanoma Metastasis to the Central Nervous System: Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3; Mustafa Aziz Hatiboglu1, Waldemar Priebe2 and Amy B. Heimberger1; Abstract; Introduction; Roles of STAT3 in Tumorigenesis; Stat3 Regulates Immunosuppression; Small Molecule Inhibitors of STAT3.
Combining Small Molecule Inhibitors of STAT3 with other Immune TherapeuticsConclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4; Sensory Contact Model: Protocol, Control, Applications; Natalia N. Kudryavtseva*; Abstract; Introduction; Sensory Contact Model; Description; Release and Maintenance of Aggressive and Submissive Behaviors in Male Mice under the Sensory Contact Model: Step-by-Step; Preliminary procedures; Testing procedures; Frequently asking questions; Criteria of Correct Application of the Sensory Contact Model; The Control; Basic Experimental Setups.
Potentials and Application of Sensory Contact ModelMethodical Capability; Prospects of Application; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 5; The Neuropathology of the Occipital Cortex and its Significance in the Visual Problems of Patients with Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD); Richard A. Armstrong*; Abstract; Introduction; Prion Diseases; Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD); Subtypes of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD); Visual Signs and Symptoms of CJD; Primary Ocular Function; Eye Movements; Visual Evoked Potentials.
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HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH. VOLUME 3; HORIZONS IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH. VOLUME 3; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1; Multiple Neuronal and Glial Mechanisms Can be Involved in the Response to the Activation of Nicotinic Receptors; A. Toledano1*, M.I. Alvarez1 and A. Toledano-Díaz2; Abstract; Introduction; 1. Diversity and Complexity of the Nicotinic Communication System; 1. 1. Diversity of Nicotinic Receptors in the CNS; 1. 2. Complex Regulation of the nAChRs; 1. 3. Complexity of the Nicotinergic System as a Neurotransmitter System; 2. Effects of Activating nAChRs.

2.1. Nicotine-Induced Dehydrogenase Activation2.2. Nicotine-Induced Increases in Nerve Growth Factor; 2.3. Nicotine -Induced Increase in Cyclooxygenase-2; 3. Conclusion; References; Chapter 2; Neuroplasticity Following Skill and Strength Training: Evidence from Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studies; Alan J Pearce1 and Dawson J Kidgell2; Abstract; Introduction; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS); TMS Compared to Other Neuroimaging Techniques; Neural Adaptations Following Motor Skill Training; Short-Term Skill Task Studies; Long-Term Skill Training.

Neural Adaptations Following Short-Term Strength TrainingShort-Term Strength Training of Hand and Upper Limb Muscles; Strength-Training and the Cross-Transfer of Strength; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3; A Novel Target for the Treatment of Melanoma Metastasis to the Central Nervous System: Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3; Mustafa Aziz Hatiboglu1, Waldemar Priebe2 and Amy B. Heimberger1; Abstract; Introduction; Roles of STAT3 in Tumorigenesis; Stat3 Regulates Immunosuppression; Small Molecule Inhibitors of STAT3.

Combining Small Molecule Inhibitors of STAT3 with other Immune TherapeuticsConclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4; Sensory Contact Model: Protocol, Control, Applications; Natalia N. Kudryavtseva*; Abstract; Introduction; Sensory Contact Model; Description; Release and Maintenance of Aggressive and Submissive Behaviors in Male Mice under the Sensory Contact Model: Step-by-Step; Preliminary procedures; Testing procedures; Frequently asking questions; Criteria of Correct Application of the Sensory Contact Model; The Control; Basic Experimental Setups.

Potentials and Application of Sensory Contact ModelMethodical Capability; Prospects of Application; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 5; The Neuropathology of the Occipital Cortex and its Significance in the Visual Problems of Patients with Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD); Richard A. Armstrong*; Abstract; Introduction; Prion Diseases; Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD); Subtypes of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD); Visual Signs and Symptoms of CJD; Primary Ocular Function; Eye Movements; Visual Evoked Potentials.

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