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Ions in the brain [electronic resource] : normal function, seizures, and stroke / George G. Somjen.

By: Somjen, George G.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 470 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780198034599 (electronic bk.); 0198034598 (electronic bk.); 0195151712 (Cloth); 9780195151718 (Cloth).Subject(s): Brain -- Pathophysiology | Epilepsy -- Pathophysiology | Cerebrovascular disease -- Pathophysiology | Ion channels | Neurochemistry | Neural transmission | Brain -- physiopathology | Brain Diseases -- physiopathology | Ions -- metabolism | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain) | MEDICAL -- Neurology | Ionentransport | Ionenkanalen | Neurotransmissie | Hersenfuncties | Gehirn | IonentransportGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ions in the brain.DDC classification: 616.8/047 Other classification: 44.90 | XG 8800 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The blood-brain barrier -- The regulation of brain ions -- Osmotic stress and the brain -- The influence of ion concentrations on neuron functions -- A primer of epileptiform seizures -- Experimental seizures -- Electrophysiology of seizures -- Ions and seizures -- Solving seizure mechanisms by simulations -- Seizures, channels, genes -- Mechanisms of action of antiepileptic drugs -- Introduction to speading depression: extracellular electric signs -- Ion fluxes during spreading depression -- Membrane potential and input resistance during spreading depression -- The mechanism of spreading depression -- Solving the puzzle of spreading depression by computer simulation -- Hypoxia, asphyxia, and ischemia -- Mechanism of early, reversible hypoxic synaptic failure -- Irreversible hypoxic (ischemic) neuron injury.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-454) and index.

The blood-brain barrier -- The regulation of brain ions -- Osmotic stress and the brain -- The influence of ion concentrations on neuron functions -- A primer of epileptiform seizures -- Experimental seizures -- Electrophysiology of seizures -- Ions and seizures -- Solving seizure mechanisms by simulations -- Seizures, channels, genes -- Mechanisms of action of antiepileptic drugs -- Introduction to speading depression: extracellular electric signs -- Ion fluxes during spreading depression -- Membrane potential and input resistance during spreading depression -- The mechanism of spreading depression -- Solving the puzzle of spreading depression by computer simulation -- Hypoxia, asphyxia, and ischemia -- Mechanism of early, reversible hypoxic synaptic failure -- Irreversible hypoxic (ischemic) neuron injury.

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