Recent Developments in Neurodegeneration

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Roger M. Howe (Editor)

Series: Neurology – Laboratory and Clinical Research Developments
BISAC: MED056000

Recent Developments in Neurodegeneration discusses the diverse functions of nitric oxide regarding redox regulation, the cellular energy pool, modifications in genetic material, neurogenesis, the effects on protein degradation mechanisms and functional consociation with glial cells.
The authors consider the latest evidence that demonstrates that Alzheimer’s disease-associated proteins and their genes play a key role in the post-ischemic development of neurodegeneration with dementia.
The main processes associated with secondary tissue damage following traumatic injury to the nervous system are reviewed.
In closing, a comprehensive investigation of the combination of tremor and olfactory perception characteristics among patients with Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor is presented.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Nitric Oxide and Cellular Homeostasis: Updates in Neurodegenerative Mechanisms
(Parul Gupta, Abhishek Singh, Shubhangini Tiwari and Sarika Singh, Department of Neurosciences and Ageing Biology and Division of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, UP, India)

Chapter 2. Participation of Brain Ischemia in the Development of the Genotype and Phenotype of Alzheimer’s Disease
(Ryszard Pluta, MD, PhD, and Marzena Ułamek-Kozioł, MD, PhD, Laboratory of Ischemic and Neurodegenerative Brain Research, Mossakowski Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)

Chapter 3. Inflammatory Response, Excitotoxicity and Oxidative Stress Following Traumatic Brain Injury
(Marco Aurelio M. Freire, PhD, and Daniel Falcao, DO, University of the State of Rio Grande do Norte, Mossoró, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 4. All around the Nose of Parkinsonism and Essential Tremor
(Michael G. Sadovsky, Vladislav G. Abramov, Denis D. Pokhabov, Maria E. Tunik, Alina A. Khoroshavina, Ksenia O. Tutsenko, Tatiana B. Anuchina, Natalia V. Malchik and Dmitry V. Pokhabov, Institute of Computational Modeling of SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Akademgorodok, Russia, and others)

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