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Neuroreceptors, ion channels, and the brain

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


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  • Ion channels -- Congresses.,
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  • Neurotoxic agents -- Congresses.,
  • Glutamates -- congresses.,
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Statementeditors, Nobufumi Kawai, Terumi Nakajima, Eric Barnard.
ContributionsKawai, Nobufumi., Nakajima, Terumi, 1933-, Barnard, Eric A., 1927-
LC ClassificationsQP364.7 .T65 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1708218M
ISBN 100444894357
LC Control Number92009777

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Baron M. () Molecular Biology of Neuroreceptors: Implications for Clinical Neuroscience. In: Maelicke A. (eds) Molecular Biology of Neuroreceptors and Ion Channels. NATO ASI Series (Series H: Cell Biology), vol Author: M. Baron. This review summarizes the experimental data on the molecular interactions of more than alkaloids with neuroreceptors and ion channels and interprets these results under evolutionary and applied aspects, such as their exploitation as medicinal compounds or biorational pesticides for by: Despite everything that has been written about the brain, a potentially critical part of this vital organ has been overlooked—until now. The Other Brain examines the growing importance of glia, which make up approximately 85 percent of the cells in the brain, and the role they play in how the brain functions, malfunctions, and heals itself. Long neglected as little more than cerebral packing /5(68). ION CHANNELS. Trafficking of small charged molecules (ions) thru the cell membrane of neurons determine their ability to signal and respond to each other. The electric charges of ions are in fact responsible for the membrane potential and action since the cell membrane is almost totally impermeable to ions, there is a need to use specialized cellular devices that can transport.

Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes is written to be accessible and interesting to life scientists and physical scientists of all kinds. It introduces all the concepts that a graduate student should be aware of but is also effective in advanced undergraduate courses. It has long been the recognized authoritative overview of this field used by Cited by: Ligand-activated ion channels include the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mentioned above, as well as many of the receptors for the amino acid neurotransmitters glutamate, glycine, and GABA. One of the serotonin receptors is also a ligand-activated ion channel, as are some receptors for purinergic neurotransmitters.   Brain And Neurotransmitters Alpha_Media. Loading Unsubscribe from Alpha_Media? Transport inside the brain: The basic mechanisms of neuronal trafficking - Duration:   Fortunately, the Blue Brain team includes an ion channel-recording robot. By automating recordings, this allowed them to overcome the high failure rate near body temperature with sheer speed and volume of attempts. The result is the first ever map of the behavior of all Kv channels - or any family of ion channels, for that matter.