Cellular Migration and Formation of Neuronal Connections, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123973473
  • ISBN-13: 9780123973474
  • DDC: 612.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1080 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of neural development are essential for understanding evolution and disorders of neural systems. Recent advances in genetic, molecular, and cell biological methods have generated a massive increase in new information, but there is a paucity of comprehensive and up-to-date syntheses, references, and historical perspectives on this important subject. The Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience series is designed to fill this gap, offering the most thorough coverage of this field on the market today and addressing all aspects of how the nervous system and its components develop. Particular attention is paid to the effects of abnormal development and on new psychiatric/neurological treatments being developed based on our increased understanding of developmental mechanisms. Each volume in the series consists of review style articles that average 15-20pp and feature numerous illustrations and full references. Volume 2 offers 56 high level articles devoted mainly to Formation of Axons and Dendrites, Migration, Synaptogenesis, Developmental Sequences in the Maturation of Intrinsic and Synapse Driven Patterns.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Section Editors.
Introduction to Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience.
1: Formation of Axons and Dendrites.
2: Development of Neuronal Polarity In Vivo.
3: Role of the Cytoskeleton and Membrane Trafficking in Axon–Dendrite Morphogenesis.
4: Axon Growth and Branching.
5: Axon Guidance: Semaphorin/Neuropilin/Plexin Signaling.
6: Roles of Eph–Ephrin Signaling in Axon Guidance.
7: Axon Guidance: Slit–Robo Signaling.
8: Nonconventional Axon Guidance Cues.
9: Axon Regeneration.
10: Axon Maintenance and Degeneration.
11: Dendrite Development: Invertebrates.
12: Dendritic Development: Vertebrates.
13: Migration.
14: Cell Polarity and Initiation of Migration.
15: Leading Process Dynamics During Neuronal Migration.
16: Nucleokinesis.
17: Migration in the Cerebellum.
18: Radial Migration in the Developing Cerebral Cortex.
19: Radial Migration of Neurons in the Cerebral Cortex.
20: Migration in the Hippocampus.
21: Hindbrain Tangential Migration.
22: Tangential Migration: The Forebrain.
23: Transcriptional Regulation of Tangential Neuronal Migration in the Vertebrate Hindbrain.
24: Postnatal Neurogenesis of the Forebrain.
25: Migration of Myelin-Forming Cells in the CNS.
26: Neuronal Migration and Brain Patterning.
27: Neuronal Migration of Guidepost Cells.
28: Neuronal Migration Disorders.
29: Synaptogenesis.
30: Molecular Composition of Developing Glutamatergic Synapses.
31: In Vivo Imaging of Synaptogenesis.
32: Genetic Analysis of Synaptogenesis.
33: Activity-Regulated Genes and Synaptic Plasticity.
34: New Imaging Tools to Study Synaptogenesis.
35: Wnt Signaling.
36: Neurotrophins and Synaptogenesis.
37: Ephrins and Eph Receptors – Synaptogenesis and Synaptic Function.
38: Neuroligins and Neurexins.
39: Circuit Assembly in the Developing Vertebrate Retina.
40: Synaptogenesis in the Adult CNS – Neocortical Plasticity.
41: Synaptogenesis in the Adult CNS – Hippocampus.
42: Synaptogenesis in the Adult CNS–Olfactory System.
43: Synaptogenesis and Recovery from Cortical Trauma.
44: Developmental Sequences in the Maturation of Intrinsic and Synapse Driven Patterns.
45: GABA: A Multifacet Device that Exerts a Crucial Role in Brain Development.
46: Lessons from Zebrafish: Ion Channels Guide Neuronal Development.
47: Regulation of AMPA-Type Glutamate Receptor Trafficking.
48: Pre- and Postsynaptic Assembly and Maturation: Principal Mechanisms and Coordination.
49: Cajal–Retzius and Subplate Cells: Transient Cortical Neurons and Circuits.
50: Chloride Homeodynamics Underlying Pathogenic Modal Shifts of GABA Actions.
51: GABAergic Signaling at Newborn Mossy Fiber–CA3 Synapses: Short- and Long-Term Activity-Dependent Plasticity Processes.
52: BDNF and the Plasticity of Brain Networks During Maturation.
53: Retinal Waves: Underlying Cellular Mechanisms and Theoretical Considerations.
54: Multimodal GABAA Receptor Functions on Cell Development.
55: Retinal Waves and their Role in Visual System Development.
56: The Maturation of Firing Properties of Forebrain GABAergic Interneurons.
57: Multiple Roles of KCC2 in the Developing Brain.
58: NKCC1 and Brain Maturation.
59: Maturation of Inhibitory Synaptic Transmission in the Spinal Cord: Role of the Brain Stem and Contribution to the Development of Motor Patterns.
60: Calcium Signals Regulate Neurotransmitter Phenotype.