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Mechanisms of adhesion between axons and glial cells

JAMES L. SALZER

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/9780195082937.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the structural features of cell adhesion molecules (CAMs) and their role in axonal-glial interactions of myelination and nerve fiber outgrowth. CAMs mediate many of the ... More


Effects of Ethanol on Mechanisms Regulating Neuronal Process Outgrowth

Tara A. Lindsley

in Brain Development: Normal Processes and the Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183139
eISBN:
9780199865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183139.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter summarizes the effects of ethanol on the outgrowth and maturation of dendrites and axons, focusing on central nervous system neurons developing in vivo or in vitro. Selected observations ... More


Monsters and trees: epistemelancholia in David Hume and Henry James

Andrew Bennett

in Ignorance: Literature and Agnoiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074875
eISBN:
9781781702420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074875.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies representations of melancholy, specifically in the writings of David Hume and Henry James, and states that trees, which are figures of monstrous outgrowths, are usually ... More


Encellment: the emerging function and morphology of neurons

Denis Mareschal, Mark H. Johnson, Sylvain Sirois, Michael W. Spratling, Michael S. C. Thomas, and Gert Westermann

in Neuroconstructivism - I: How the brain constructs cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529910
eISBN:
9780191689710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529910.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a discussion on brain development. It specifically determines the general principles that function in limiting the growth of functionality at the cellular level. It also ... More


Remodeling the Adolescent Brain: What’s in the Toolbox?

Cheryl L. Sisk and Russell D. Romeo

in Coming of Age: The Neurobiology and Psychobiology of Puberty and Adolescence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195314373
eISBN:
9780197507094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314373.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 3 covers the basic neural mechanisms by which the brain undergoes an extreme makeover during adolescence. It starts with the proposition that the nervous system has only so many tools in the ... More


The Crustacean Integument: Setae, Setules, and Other Ornamentation

Anders Garm and Les Watling

in Functional Morphology and Diversity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195398038
eISBN:
9780190267780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398038.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The cuticle plays an important role in many aspects of crustacean biology, since it is the interface to the surrounding world. Thus, the cuticle displays many structural specializations all over the ... More


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