Molecular Aspects of the Psychosomatic-Metabolic Axis and Stress


Series: Neurology – Laboratory and Clinical Research Developments
BISAC: MED027000

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Methods (pp. 1-8)

Chapter 2 – The Biological Fundamentals of the AdrenergicSystem of Brain (pp. 9-34)

Chapter 3 – Molecular Details of Ligand Selectivity (pp. 35-46)

Chapter 4 – Dynamics of Ligands Exchanges during Hb Deoxygenation (pp. 47-68)

Chapter 5 – Enzyme-Membrane Systems (pp. 69-88)

Chapter 6 – The Neuronal-Astrocyte-Capillary Coupled System Role in Adrenergic vs Glutaminergic Neurotransmission (pp. 89-102)

Chapter 7 – The Dynamic Regulation of the Brain Barrier Permeability by the Neurovascular Unit (NVU) (pp. 103-114)

Chapter 8 – The Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Control on the Psychosomatic Metabolic Network (pp. 115-154)

Chapter 9 – Responses to Stress and Associated Dysfunctions (pp. 155-166)

Chapter 10 – Conclusion (pp. 167-180)




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