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Mechanisms of Solute Transport in Glia

Neville Brookes

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/9780195152227.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter surveys the properties of selected transporter families that have prominent roles in the functions of neuroglia, especially the interactions of glia with neurons, to examine how ... More


The Concept of Neuroglia: A Historical Perspective

Helmut Kettenmann and Bruce R. Ransom (eds)

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/9780195152227.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter provides a historical perspective that highlights the early period of glial research. Topics covered include Virchow's invention of the term neuroglia in 1856, Heinrich Müller' picture ... More


Brain Plasticity Regulates Hormonal Homeodynamics

Luis Miguel García-Segura

in Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter begins by examining neuroglia and synaptic plasticity in the soma and dendrites of magnocellular neurosecretory neurons in the hypothalamus and the associated neuroglial plasticity in ... More


Integration and control: the nervous system

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

in Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

The complexity of fish behaviour and information processing indicates high levels of neural, anatomical and functional organization. Neural cells are conducting neurons and neuroglia with putative ... More


Nerve and Brain

John Parrington

in Mind Shift: How culture transformed the human brain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198801634
eISBN:
9780191926082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801634.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter evaluates the basic unit of the human brain: the nerve cell, or neuron. These cells are also the main units of the peripheral nervous system, which sends messages from the brain to the ... More


Introduction to the central nervous system

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Dental students and practitioners need a working knowledge of the central nervous system (CNS) for several reasons. • A general knowledge of the structure and function of the nervous system is ... More


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