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Growth Factors for Neurons Provided by Macroglial Cells

Bernhard Reuss and Klaus Unsicker

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/9780195152227.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Neuronal survival and functions require bidirectional communication between neurons and glia that involves a large variety of growth factors. Neurotrophic factors are operationally defined as ... More


Oligodendrocyte and Schwann Cell Injury

Jennifer K. Ness and Mark P. Goldberg

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/9780195152227.003.0034
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells are responsible for synthesis and maintenance of myelin in the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS), respectively, and therefore are ... More


Focal Cerebral Ischemia: The Multifaceted Role of Glial Cells

Ulrich Dirnagl and Josef Priller

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/9780195152227.003.0041
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter begins by looking at the principal mechanisms of ischemic damage and identifies what is known about the specific contribution of glial cells. It then changes the perspective from ... 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


Astrocytes and Ependymal Glia

Andreas Reichenbach and Hartwig Wolburg

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/9780195152227.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses astrocytes and ependymal glia. Macroglial cells, which comprise oligodendrocytes, astrocytes, and ependymoglial cells, may be classified according to the shapes and contacts of ... More


Control of myelin gene expression

Lynn D. Hudson, Nerissa Ko, and Jin G. Kim

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/9781872748542.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter focuses on the most recent efforts on the transcription front to unravel the means by which glial cells achieve their wraps. It begins with an overview of the coordinate control of ... More


Estrogenic Regulation of Glia and Neuroinflammation

Andrea Crespo-Castrillo, Maria Angeles Arevalo, Luis M. Garcia-Segura, and Natalia Yanguas-Casás

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter on estrogenic regulation of glia and neuroinflammation reviews the role of glial cells in the modulation of synaptic function under physiological conditions and in the regulation of 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


The Hodgkin-Huxley Model Of Action Potential Generation

Christof Koch

in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104912
eISBN:
9780197562338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The vast majority of nerve cells generate a series of brief voltage pulses in response to vigorous input. These pulses, also referred to as action potentials or spikes, originate at or close to the ... More


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