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Neurogenesis Research Advances
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Editors: Martina P. Klausen
Book Description:
Neurogenesis, or the birth of new neuronal cells, was thought to occur only in developing organisms. However, recent research has demonstrated that neurogenesis does indeed continue into and throughout adult life. On going neurogenesis is thought to be an important mechanism underlying neuronal plasticity, enabling organisms to adapt to environmental changes and influencing learning and memory throughout life. A number of different factors that regulate neurogenesis have been identified.

Physicial activity and environmental conditions have been known to affect proliferation and survival of neurons. Hormones have also been found to influence the rate of neurogenesis in vertebrates (e.g. testosterone) and invertebrates (e.g. ecdysone). Serotonin is believed to play a key role in neurogenesis.

This new book presents leading-edge research in the field.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Short Communication - Functional Neurogenesis in the Adult Brain, pp. 1-9;
Philippe Taupin

Research and Review Chapters

Chapter 1 - Sleep and Neurogenesis: New opportunity, or more of the same?, pp. 11-65;
(Ilana S. Hairston)

Chapter 2 - The Control of Adult Neurogenesis by the Microenvironment and How this May Be Altered in Huntington's Disease, pp. 67-126;
(Wendy Phillips and Roger A. Barker)

Chapter 3 - Thyroid Hormone and Adult Neurogenesis, pp. 127-140;
(Katsuy Uchida, Testuya Kobayashi and Takeo Machida)

Chapter 4 - Neurogenesis in the Olfactory and Vomeronasal Systems, pp. 141-153;
(Alino Martinez-Marcos)

Chapter 5 - Apoptosis in the Olfactory and Vomeronasal Systems,
pp. 155-166;
(Alino Martinez-Marcos)

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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 1-60021-676-5
   Status: AV
  
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