Natural and Synthetic Neurotoxins (Neuroscience Perspectives)

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This book provides an up-to-date review of plant, animal, and synthetic neurotoxins, discussing their physiological, biochemical, and pharmacological aspects with potential therapeutic applications. Specifically, the book includes coverage of the action of neurotoxins on ion channels and neuroreceptors, their use in destroying selective neuronal populations, and the clues this provides as to the underlying causes of neurodegenerative diseases.

* This volume provides an up-to-date review of plant, animal and synthetic neurotoxins. As a typical volume in Neuroscience Perspectives, the physiological, biochemical and pharmacological aspects are discussed with potential therapeutic applications. Thus the action of neurotoxins of ion channels and neuroreceptors, their use in destroying selective neuronal poppulations, and the clues this provides as to the underlying causes of neurodegenerative diseases, are covered.

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Book Description Academic Press, New York, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Ex-Library Condition. Covers: neurotoxins as tools in lesioning experiments; structure and function of bacterial exotoxins which regulate second messenger generation; neurotoxins acting on acetylcholine receptors; toxins affecting ion channels; the differential neurotoxicity of endogenous and exogenous excitatory neurotransmitter receptor agonists; MPTP and Parkinson's disease; neurotoxins from plants and fungi; the actions of clostridial toxins on storage and release of neurotransmitters; neurotoxins from spider venoms; index. Green/red glossy illustrated boards. Usual library markings. Clean and tightly bound. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # B033737

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