Handbook of Neurotoxicity

Handbook of Neurotoxicity


The Handbook of Neurotoxicity is a reference source for identifying, characterizing, instructing on use, and describing outcomes of neurotoxin treatments to understand mechanisms associated with toxin use; to project outcomes of neurotoxin treatments; to gauge neurotoxins as predictors of events leading to neurodegenerative disorders and as aids to rational use of neurotoxins to model disease entities. Neuroprotection is approached in different manners including those 1) afforded by therapeutic agents clinical and preclinical; or 2) by non-drug means, such as exercise. The amorphous term neurotoxin is discussed in terms of the possible eventuality of a neuroprotectant producing an outcome of excess neuronal survival and a behavioral spectrum that might produce a dysfunction akin to a neurotoxins effect. The Handbook of Neurotoxicity is thus an instructive and valuable guide towards understanding the role of neurotoxins/neurotoxicity in the expansive field of Neuroscience, and is an indispensable tool for laboratory investigators, neuroscientists, and clinical researchers.

Table of contents

Front Matter....Pages 1-38
Front Matter....Pages 1-1
Front Matter....Pages 3-67
Front Matter....Pages 69-93
Front Matter....Pages 95-108
Front Matter....Pages 109-132
Front Matter....Pages 133-198
Front Matter....Pages 199-218
Back Matter....Pages 219-236
....Pages 237-275


  • Author: Richard M. Kostrzewa (eds.)
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York
  • ISBN-13: 9781461458357, 9781461458364, 9781461474586
  • Pages: 2360
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 34.1M
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