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Basic Neurochemistry Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects

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ISBN-10: 012088397X

ISBN-13: 9780120883974

Edition: 7th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: George J. Siegel, R. Wayne Albers, Donald L. Price, Scott T. Brady, American Society for Neurochemistry Staff

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Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects, the outstanding and comprehensive classic text on neurochemistry, is now newly updated and revised in its Seventh Edition. This well-established text has been accepted worldwide as a resource for postgraduate trainees and teachers in neurology, psychiatry, and basic neuroscience, as well as for graduate and postgraduate students and instructors in the neurosciences. It is an excellent source of current information on basic biochemical processes in brain function and disease for qualifying examinations and continuing medical education. Version 2 of the CD-Rom is now available, now including all references linking to PubMed and all tables from the book in addition to the figures. Replacement CDs are available to customers who purchased Basic Neurochemistry 7ed in 2005. To order, send e-mail mentioning that you are ordering version 2 of the CD for Siegel et al. Basic Neurochemistry 7th edition and the ISBN 0123694361 to: If you are from the Americas: If you are from Europe, Middle East, or Africa: If you are from the Asia Pacific region: Please note that books ordered in 2006 will have the new version of the CD included, only books delivered in 2005 include version 1 of the CD. Version 2 of the CD is clearly marked, and you don't need to order a replacement if you are in possession of version 2. Completely updated with 60% new authors and material, and entirely new chapters Over 400 fully revised figures in splendid color Accompanying CD-ROM with all the figures and figure legends perfect for slides, presentations, and handouts
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Book details

List price: $109.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 11/11/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1016
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 5.390
Language: English

OBITUARY FOR R. WAYNE ALBERS, August 5, 1928 - September 28, 2013 R. Wayne Albers, Ph.D., Scientist Emeritus, Chief of Section on Enzyme Chemistry (retired), Laboratory of Neurochemistry in the NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MD, is a world-recognized neuroscientist most noted for his research in the field of membrane cation transport and neuronal excitability in the nervous system. Dr. Albers and physiologist R.L. Post performed the principal experiments leading to their now widely-held Albers-Post model for the mechanism of the cation transport enzyme, sodium-potassium-activated ATPase. Dr. Albers was one of the founding co-editors of the comprehensive text, Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects, first published in 1972, continuing as co-editor for 8 editions, the latest having been published in 2012. After receiving his PhD at Washington University School of Medicine in 1954, Dr. Albers embarked on a distinguished career of research at the NIH, being a founding investigator in the first Laboratory of Neurochemistry. Dr. Albers was one of the first members of the American Society for Neurochemistry at its inception, serving on its Council and its Committees on Publications and Education and on Electronic Publications. He has served as Professor of Biochemistry at George Washington University, Faculty Member of the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences, Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurochemistry and of Experimental Neurology, and on the editorial boards of several journals. Dr. Albers passed away on September 28, 2013. He was 85 years old and is survived by his former wife, Frances Albers, their children Gail Morrell, Belinda Caron and Patricia Steinhoff, 6 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. He also had a son, the late Jonathan Albers. Dr. Albers was considered a gentleman, an excellent scientific colleague with a keen intellect and friend by all who worked with him. He will be sorely missed, not only by his family, but also by the entire neurochemistry community. George J. Siegel October 1, 2

Section Editors
Acknowledgments and History
Tribute to Pierre Morell
Cellular Neurochemistry and Neural Membranes
Neurocellular Anatomy
Cell Membrane Structures and Functions
Myelin Formation, Structure and Biochemistry
Membrane Transport
Electrical Excitability and Ion Channels
Cell Adhesion Molecules
The Cytoskeleton of Neurons and Glia
Intracellular Trafficking
Intercellular Signaling
Synaptic Transmission and Cellular Signaling: An Overview
GABA and Glycine
Purinergic Systems
Intracellular Signaling
G Proteins
Cyclic Nucleotides in the Nervous System
Serine and Threonine Phosphorylation
Tyrosine Phosphorylation
Growth, Development and Differentiation
Transcription Factors in the Central Nervous System
Growth Factors
Axonal Transport
Stem Cells in the Nervous System
Axonal Growth in the Adult Mammalian Nervous System: Regeneration and Compensatory Plasticity
Energy Metabolism of the Brain
Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury and Oxidative Stress
Eicosanoids, Docosanoids, Platelet-Activating Factor and Inflammation
Metabolic Encephalopathies
Apoptosis and Necrosis
Inherited and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Peripheral Neuropathy
The Epilepsies: Phenotype and Mechanisms
Diseases Involving Myelin
Genetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism
Lysosomal and Peroxisomal Diseases
Diseases of Carbohydrate, Fatty Acid and Mitochondrial Metabolism
Disorders of Muscle Excitability
Motor Neuron Diseases
Neurodegenerative [alpha]-Synucleinopathies and Tauopathies
Neurotransmitters and Disorders of the Basal Ganglia
Neurobiology of Alzheimer's Disease
Molecular Basis of Prion Diseases
Sensory Transduction
Molecular Biology of Vision
Molecular Biology of Olfaction and Taste
Molecular Biology of Hearing and Balance
Neural Processing and Behavior
Endocrine Effects on the Brain and Their Relationship to Behavior
Learning and Memory
The Neurochemistry of Schizophrenia
Neurobiology of Severe Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Amino Acids in Proteins
Glycosylphosphatidylinositol-Anchored Proteins
Inherited Diseases of Purine Metabolism
Does the Action of Li+ on the Phosphoinositide Labeling Cycle Explain the Therapeutic Action of Li[superscript +] in Manic Depressive Psychosis?
Hydrogen Sulfide: Potential Neuroprotectant and Neuromodulator
Summary of Polyglutamine Repeat Disorders