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  • Purinergic Signalling and the Nervous Systemby Geoffrey Burnstock; Alexei Verkhratsky

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 279.00

    In the first 20 years that followed the purinergic signalling hypothesis in 1972, most scientists were sceptical about its validity, largely because ATP was so well established as an intracellular molecule involved in cell biochemistry and it seemed unlikely that such a ubiquitous molecule would act as an extracellular signalling molecule. However,... more...

  • Introduction to Neurogliaby Alexei Verkhratsky; Vladimir Parpura

    Biota Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    This book is the introduction to a series of e-books dedicated to the physiology and pathophysiology of neuroglia. The topic of neuroglia is generally overlooked in neuroscience curricula across the world, the main attention being focused on the description of excitability of neurons and neuronal networks. The neuroglia, being electrically non-excitable,... more...

  • Pathological Potential of Neurogliaby Vladimir Parpura; Alexei Verkhratsky

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00

    Pathophysiological states, neurological and psychiatric diseases are almost universally considered from the neurocentric point of view, with neurons being the principal cellular element of pathological process. The brain homeostasis, which lies at the fulcrum of healthy brain function, the compromise of which invariably results in dysfunction/disease,... more...

  • Physiology of Astrogliaby Alexei Verkhratsky; Vladimir Parpura

    Biota Publishing 2015; US$ 75.00

    Astrocytes can be defined as the glia inhabiting the nervous system with the main function in the maintenance of nervous tissue homeostasis. Classified into several types according to their morphological appearance, many of astrocytes form a reticular structure known as astroglial syncytium, owing to their coupling via intercellular channels organized... more...

  • Glial Neurobiologyby Alexei Verkhratsky; Arthur Morgan Butt

    Wiley 2007; US$ 230.95 US$ 200.16

    "This volume is a very valuable and much needed contribution." –Quarterly Review of Biology AT LAST - A comprehensive, accessible textbook on glial neurobiology! Glial cells are the most numerous cells in the human brain but for many years have attracted little scientific attention. Neurophysiologists concentrated their research efforts... more...

  • Glial Physiology and Pathophysiologyby Alexei Verkhratsky; Arthur Morgan Butt

    Wiley 2013; US$ 110.95 US$ 96.16

    Glial Physiology and Pathophysiology provides a comprehensive, advanced text on the biology and pathology of glial cells. Coverae includes: the morphology and interrelationships between glial cells and neurones in different parts of the nervous systems the cellular physiology of the different kinds of glial cells the mechanisms of intra-... more...

  • Glutamate and ATP at the Interface of Metabolism and Signaling in the Brainby Vladimir Parpura; Arne Schousboe; Alexei Verkhratsky

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    ATP acts as main energy source and is pivotal for numerous signaling cascades both inside the cells (by fuelling various transport systems and donating phosphate groups) and between the cells (by chemical transmission). Similarly glutamate acts as an important molecule for both intercellular signaling though glutamatergic transmission and cell energetics... more...

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