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The axon : structure, function, and pathophysiology

Author: Stephen George Waxman; Jeffery D Kocsis; Peter K Stys
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995. ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date compendium that brings together chapters on the structure, function and pathophysiology of axons in both the peripheral and central nervous systems.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen George Waxman; Jeffery D Kocsis; Peter K Stys
ISBN: 9780195082937 0195082931
OCLC Number: 889855500
Notes: Réimpression 2014.
Description: xv, 692 pages, 2 pages de planches non numérotées : illustrations (certaines en couleur) ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Electrical activity of nerve: The background up to 1952 / Andrew Huxley --
2.Morphology of normal peripheral axons / Martin Rydmark / Claes-Henric Berthold --
3.Morphology of central nervous system axons / Josefina F. Llena / Asao Hirano --
4.Physiology of axons / J. Murdoch Ritchie --
5.The Schwann cell: Morphology and development / Richard P. Bunge / Naomi Kleitman --
6.The oligodendrocyte, the perinodal astrocyte, and the central node of Ranvier / Stephen G. Waxman / Youngsuk Oh / Joel A. Black / Harald Sontheimer --
7.Molecular biology of myelination / Greg Lemke / Edwin S. Monuki --
8.Mechanisms of adhesion between axons and glial cells / James L. Salzer --
9.Axonal transport: Function and mechanisms / Bernice Grafstein --
10.Development of axons: Calcium, steering, and the growth cone / S. B. Kater / Stephen R. Bolsover / Roger W. Davenport --
11.Voltage-gated ion channels in axons: Localization, function, and development / Stephen G. Waxman --
12.Molecular biology of voltage-dependent potassium and sodium channels / Robert L. Barchi --
13.Voltage-clamp studies in axons: Macroscopic and single-channel currents / Jurgen R. Schwarz / Werner Vogel --
14.Modulation of axonal excitability by neurotransmitter receptors / Jeffery D. Kocsis / Kaoru Sakatani --
15.Ion pumps and exchangers / Peter K. Stys / Stephen G. Waxman / Bruce R. Ransom --
16.Mechanisms of accommodation and adaptation in myelinated axons / Hugh Bostock --
17.Electrophysiological approaches to the study of axons / Peter K. Stys / Jeffery D. Kocsis --
18.Action potential conduction recorded optically in normal, demyelinated, and remyelinating axons / Peter Shrager --
19.Reaction of the neuronal cell body to axonal damage / Georg W. Kreutzberg --
20.Axonal degeneration and disorders of the axonal cytoskeleton / Jonathan D. Glass / Edwin B. George / John W. Griffin / Sung-Tsang Hsieh --
21.Pathology of demyelinated and dysmyelinated axons / Jack Rosenbluth --
22.Pathology of the myelin sheath / Samuel K. Ludwin --
23.Pathophysiology of demyelinated axons / Joel A. Black / Stephen G. Waxman / Jeffery D. Kocsis --
24.Anoxic/ischemic injury in axons / Joel A. Black / Bruce R. Ransom / Peter K. Stys / Stephen G. Waxman --
25.Traumatic injury of spinal axons / Osamu Honmou / Wise Young --
26.Diffuse axonal injury / John T. Povlishock / Carole W. Christman --
27.Abnormal excitability in injured axons / Marshall Devor --
28.Regeneration of peripheral nervous system axons / Mark A. Bisby --
29.Role of cellular interactions in axonal growth and regeneration / Lisa McKerracher / Albert J. Aguayo / Jean-Pierre Julien --
30.Clinical electrophysiology of peripheral nervous system axons / Jun Kimura --
31.Clinical assessment of central nervous system axons: Evoked potentials / Stephen J. Jones --
32.Human peripheral nerve disease (peripheral neuropathies) / Alan R. Berger / Herbert H. Schaumburg --
33.Overview of clinical aspects of multiple sclerosis, including cognitive deficit / W. Ian McDonald --
34.Clinical aspects of traumatic injury to central nervous system axons / Milan R. Dimitrijevic.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen G. Waxman, M.D., Ph.D. (professor and chairman, Department of Neurology, professor, Department of Pharmacology, Yale, University School of Medecine, New Haven, Connecticut, neurologist-in-chief, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, director, PVA/EPVA Neuroscience Research Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut), Jeffery D. Kocsis, Ph.D. (professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, associate director, PVA/EPVA Neuroscience Research Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut), Peter K. Stys, M.D., F.R,C.P. (C) (assistant professor of medicine (neurology) and anatomy and neurobiology, Loeb Research Institute, Ottawa Civic Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, visiting assistant professor, Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut).

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"A very nice compendium of current information about axonal histological structure, physiology and pathophysiology. There is an 'all star' cast of authors."--Canadian Journal of Neurological Read more...

 
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