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Physiology of axons

J. MURDOCH RITCHIE

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/9780195082937.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses axonal physiology. Topics covered include the energetic aspects of conduction, ionic basis of the nerve impulse, conduction velocity in axons, inhomogeneity of channel ... More


Pathophysiology of demyelinated axons

STEPHEN G. WAXMAN, JEFFERY D. KOCSIS, and JOEL A. BLACK

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/9780195082937.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the pathophysiology of demyelinated axons. It reviews available data concerning cellular and molecular substrates for abnormal conduction and mechanisms underlying recovery of ... More


Morphology of central nervous system axons

ASAO HIRANO and JOSEFINA F. LLENA

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/9780195082937.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the fundamental structure of the normal central myelinated axons, as revealed by transmission electron microscopy. Topics covered include the relationship between myelin and ... More


Degeneration and Regeneration of Myelin in the Central Nervous System of the Aging Monkey

Alan Peters

in From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Studies have been conducted on the rhesus monkey to determine what happens to the central nervous system (CNS) during normal aging. This chapter focuses one age-related change—the profound ... More


From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Charles E. Ribak, Carlos Aramburo de la Hoz, Edward G. Jones, Jorge A. Larriva Sahd, and Larry W. Swanson (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This book describes current information about the three areas mentioned in the title: neuronal migration and development, degenerative brain diseases, and neural plasticity and regeneration. The ... More


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