Cell biology and physiology of astroglia

Main Author: Verkhratskiĭ, A. N.
Format: eBook
Published: London Henry Stewart Talks 2011, 2011
Series:Physiology and pathophysiology of neuroglia : roles in health and disease
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Collection: Henry Stewart Talks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Astrocytes
  • Functions of astroglia
  • Adult neurogenesis
  • The functional architecture of grey matter
  • The blood-brain barrier and astrocytes
  • Astroglial perivascular processes
  • Mechanisms of molecular traffic through the blood-brain barrier
  • Controlling microcirculation
  • Metabolic support of neuronal networks
  • Brain energetics
  • The lactate shuffle
  • Homeostatic function
  • Water movements
  • Signalling function
  • Astroglia in synaptic transmission
  • Astrocytes as secretory cells
  • Distal signalling through the release of gliotransmitters