- Signaling in the brain -- Form and function in cells of the brain -- Electrical signaling in neurons -- Membrane ion channels and ion currents -- Ion channels are membrane proteins -- Ion channels, membrane ion currents, and the action potential -- Diversity in the structure and function of ion channels -- Intercellular communication : how neurons communicate : gap junctions and neurosecretion -- Synaptic release of neurotransmitters -- Neurotransmitters and neurohormones -- Receptors and transduction mechanisms I : receptors coupled directly to ion channels -- Receptors and transduction mechanisms II : indirectly coupled receptor/ion channel systems -- Sensory receptors -- The birth and death of a neuron -- Neuronal growth and trophic factors -- Adhesion molecules and axon pathfinding -- Formation, maintenance, and plasticity of chemical synapses -- Intrinsic neuronal properties, neural networks and behavior -- Learning and memory.
- 9780199773893 hardcover and 0199773890 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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