Download e-book for iPad: Brain damage and repair : from molecular research to by T. Herdegen, J. Delgado-Garcia

By T. Herdegen, J. Delgado-Garcia

ISBN-10: 1402018924

ISBN-13: 9781402018923

ISBN-10: 1402025416

ISBN-13: 9781402025419

This publication builds a unique bridge from molecular examine to scientific remedy. This strategy finds the useful good points of neurons and glia within the specific context of vulnerability and self-protection, intracellular houses and extracellular matrix. coming up from this platform, this quantity unfolds the molecular and systemic procedures underlying migration problems, axonal damage, fix and regeneration.

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In most cases, several ‘en passant’ presynaptic terminals are formed from axons rather than single boutons terminaux. 11 Synaptic terminals The synaptic terminal is the primary way that information is passed rapidly from neurone to neurone and from neurone to effector organs such as muscle or glands. There are three basic elements to the synapse: a presynaptic terminal containing accumulations of synaptic vesicles and mitochondria, a 20-30 nm wide synaptic cleft (30-50 nm at the myoneural junction), and a postsynaptic membrane that may or may not exhibit specialisations.

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