Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology: Neural Protein Metabolism and Function

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Abel Lajtha, Naren Banik
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 26, 2007 - Medical - 698 pages
 

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Contents

Cell Adhesion Molecules of the Immunoglobulin Superfamily in the Nervous System
34
Neurosecretory Protein Trafficking and DenseCore Granule Biogenesis in Neuroendocrine Cells
153
Protein Synthesis at Synaptic Sites on Dendrites
168
Emerging Functions of the Ca2+ Buffers Parvalbumin Calbindin D28k and Calretinin in the Brain
197
Actin Actinbinding Proteins and Myosins in Nervous System
222
Transglutaminase
243
Protein Alterations in Mental Retardation
259
Protein Sulfation
283
Calpain as a Target for Prevention of Neuronal Death in Injuries and Diseases of the Central Nervous System
444
Secretase Processing of Amyloid Precursor Protein APP and Neurodegeneration
469
The Biology of Caspases in Central Nervous System Trauma
515
Microglial Proteases
551
MMPs and Other MatrixDegrading Metalloproteinases in Neurological Disease
565
Protease Inhibitors and their Involvement in Neurological Disorders
591
Neuropeptidases
625
Ubiquitination and Proteasomal Protein Degradation in Neurons
652

Protein Folding
303
Neurodegenerative Dementias Involving Aberrant Protein Aggregation
345
Polyglutamine Diseases
354
The Proteasome Protein Aggregation and Neurodegeneration
371
Serine Proteases
409
Protease Activity in the Aging Brain
663
From Concept to Potential Therapeutics Neuroprotective Peptides
673
Index
689
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