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Brain energy metabolism and the physiological basis of the haemodynamic response

Albert Gjedde

in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192630711
eISBN:
9780191724770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630711.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

. This chapter emphasizes the general principles of brain metabolism and the haemodynamic response to neuronal activity. The precise mechanisms responsible for the links between brain energy ... More


Epilogue

Susan M. Fitzpatrick

in Science of Memory: Concepts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310443
eISBN:
9780199865321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310443.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This final chapter presents the thoughts of a foundation officer and biochemist on the study of memory. The chapter cites several “gaps” that could generate new memory research questions. One ... More


Respiration in aquatic protists

Tom Fenchel

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527084
eISBN:
9780191713347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527084.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter considers aspects of oxygen uptake in protists, emphasizing the coupling to energy metabolism. Microorganisms potentially grow very fast and so for growing cells, the largest part of ... More


Sex Differences in Energy Metabolism, Obesity, and Eating Behavior

Nori Geary and Jennifer Lovejoy

in Sex Differences in the Brain: From Genes to Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311587
eISBN:
9780199865048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311587.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter introduces the most important aspects of sex differences in energy metabolism, obesity, and eating behavior. Sex differences in both the epidemiology and the biology of adiposity ... More


Anoxic/ischemic injury in axons

PETER K. STYS, BRUCE R. RANSOM, JOEL A. BLACK, and STEPHEN G. WAXMAN

in The Axon: Structure, Function and Pathophysiology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195082937
eISBN:
9780199865802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Nerve fibers in both the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system must maintain adequate membrane polarization and transmembrane ion gradients to sustain action potential propagation and ... More


Short-term plasticity: fatigue and potentiation

Daniel Kernell

in The Motoneurone and its Muscle Fibres

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526551
eISBN:
9780191723896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526551.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The functional properties of neurones, synapses, and muscles often change as a result of preceding use. In the short term (minutes to hours), such changes are typically rather rapidly reversible and ... More


Selective Neuronal Vulnerability in the Hippocampus: Relationship to Neurological Diseases and Mechanisms for Differential Sensitivity of Neurons to Stress

Elias K. Michaelis

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

The phenomenon of selective neuronal vulnerability to neurological diseases or insults, such as ischemia-reperfusion, brain trauma, and ageing-associated neurodegeneration, was described in the ... More


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