Biology of the NMDA Receptor
by Antonius M Van Dongen
Publisher: CRC Press 2009
This book covers many aspects of the biology of NMDARs: their role in controlling structure and function of synapses and neurons during early development; how overstimulation of NMDARs results in excitotoxicity and contributes to several progressive brain disorders, including Huntington’s disease; the newly discovered and intriguing interactions of NMDARs and dopamine receptors that mediate reward in the central nervous system.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Allessandro Treves, Yasser Roudi - SISSA
We review the common themes, the network models and the mathematical formalism underlying our studies about different stages in the evolution of the human brain. These studies discuss the evolution of cortical networks in terms of their computations.
by Jeffrey W. Britton, et al. - American Epilepsy Society
The EEG is an electrophysiological technique for the recording of electrical activity arising from the human brain. Given its exquisite temporal sensitivity, the main utility of EEG is in the evaluation of dynamic cerebral functioning.
- National Academies Press
The summary of a workshop on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders in 2012 to explore commonalities across neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and frontotemporal dementia.
by Josef T Kittler, Stephen J Moss - CRC Press
Bringing together the latest information into one resource, this volume explores the diverse tools and technologies used to study synaptic processes. The book delineates newly developed techniques used for studying neurotransmitter receptors.