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Enzyme replacement therapy

Elizabeth F. Neufeld

in Lysosomal Disorders of the Brain: Recent Advances in Molecular and Cellular Pathogenesis and Treatment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508786
eISBN:
9780191723803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508786.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter traces the development of the field of enzyme replacement. It explores the major remaining problem — i.e., treatment of lysosomal storage diseases with a major neurologic component, ... More


Antigen Processing, Presentation, and T Cell Interaction

Harald Neumann

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses antigen processing, presentation, and T cell interaction. The central nervous system (CNS) is protected by a blood-brain barrier (BBB) designed to minimize the passage of ... More


Brain Temperature Regulation During Normal Neural Function and Neuropathology

Eugene A. Kiyatkin

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter deals with brain temperature as a physiological parameter, which is determined primarily by neural metabolism, regulated by cerebral blood flow, and affected by various environmental ... More


Circumventricular Organs: Critical Autonomic Control Centers at the Blood–Brain Interface

Alastair V. Ferguson

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter focuses on the potential roles of the sensory circumventricular organs in central autonomic control. These specialized structures are not only able to collect and integrate information ... More


The role of astrocytes in axon guidance during development and repair

Haila Vickland and Jerry Silver

in Glial Cell Development: basic principles and clinical relevance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781872748542
eISBN:
9780191724367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748542.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Axon guidance depends on a combination of factors, including tissue architecture and supporting and inhibitory molecules that act locally to direct growth. This chapter presents some of the evidence ... More


A novel occluding junction forms the blood–brain barrier in cephalopod molluscs

Magnus Bundgaard, N. Joan Abbott, and Nancy J. Lane

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0308
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

Cephalopod molluscs such as octopus, squid, and cuttlefish are among the most advanced invertebrates known, with large brains and highly developed sensory and motor capabilities. This chapter reviews ... More


Developmental influences on inflammation in the brain

Daniel C. Anthony and Sandra J. Campbell

in Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Nervous System

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509806
eISBN:
9780191724596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509806.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter examines the influence of development on the inflammatory response in the central nervous system (CNS). It analyses the influence of the blood–brain barrier on brain inflammation, the ... More


Blood–brain barrier and perivascular cells

Barbro B. Johansson

in Immune and Inflammatory Responses in the Nervous System

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198509806
eISBN:
9780191724596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509806.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter examines the relation between the blood–brain barrier (BBB) and perivascular cells. It explains that the BBB is a dynamic interface between blood and brain which restricts the entry of ... More


Inflammation and demyelination: With Neil Scolding

James W. Fawcett, Anne E. Rosser, and Stephen B. Dunnett

in Brain Damage, Brain Repair

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523376
eISBN:
9780191724534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523376.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Although the CNS has conventionally been viewed as an immunologically privileged site, the importance of immunological responses in the pathogenesis of CNS disease has become increasingly apparent ... More


Decision Making

Dana H. Ballard

in Brain Computation as Hierarchical Abstraction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028615
eISBN:
9780262323819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028615.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Acting in the world in the situation that the agent is aware of requires command of decision options. Basic decision can be handled with barrier models, but social decisions require Game Theory. ... More


Neurodegenerative Diseases: What Is to Be Done?

David M. Holtzman, Karoly Nikolich, Menelas N. Pangalos, Karl Broich, Nancy Y. Ip, Edward H. Koo, Walter J. Koroshetz, Eliezer Masliah, Lennart Mucke, Pierluigi Nicotera, Mareike Schnaars, and Maria Grazia Spillantini

in Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Neurodegenerative diseases lead to significant morbidity and mortality. Although medical care for other disorders (e.g., cardiovascular disease and cancer) has improved, neurodegenerative diseases ... More


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