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Wolfgang Walz - Cerebral Ischemia - 9780896035409 - V9780896035409
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Cerebral Ischemia

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Description for Cerebral Ischemia Hardback. Illuminates those cellular and molecular mechanisms brought into play during a stroke that lead to neuronal dysfunction. This title describes such damaging factors as spreading depression waves and postischemic depolarization, cell swelling, calcium overload, and oxygen radicals leading to necrosis and apoptosis. Series: Contemporary Neuroscience. Num Pages: 278 pages, 15 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: MFG; MJN; MMF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 17. Weight in Grams: 587.
The human brain represents about 2% of the body weight, yet it accounts for approximately 20% of aerobic metabolism. This high dependency on energy-consuming processes is mainly caused by the active transport of ions, which is necessary to compensate for the transmembrane ion currents that are part ofthe complex signaling processes in the brain. Ninety-five percent ofthe brain's ATP is derived from mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation. Since that organ' s storage capacity for oxygen is minimal, any interruption of oxygen delivery to brain cells willlead to changes in membrane excitability and, there­ fore, to disruption of neuronal signaling within seconds. It ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Humana Press Inc. United States
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
Series
Contemporary Neuroscience
Number of Pages
278
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ, United States
ISBN
9780896035409
SKU
V9780896035409
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Ref
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Reviews for Cerebral Ischemia
"...The book will be useful for new entrants to the field of cerebral ischaemia and will also be of value to workers in the field who wish to get up to speed in aspects in which they are not primarily active. The reviews are, on the whole, well written and extensively referenced, and personally, I found the chapters ... Read more

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