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Nerve Membranes

A Study of the Biological and Chemical Aspects of Neuron–Glia Relationships

Nerve Membranes by Patricia V. Johnston
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Nerve Membranes: A Study of the Biological and Chemical Aspects of Neuron–Glia Relationships presents the various aspects of neuronal and glial structure and function. This book provides an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of neuron–glia relationships and of membranes in the nervous system.
Comprised of seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of the function of the biological membranes to improve, retard, and regulate the rate of cellular reactions. This text then determines the differences in the organization of the cells in the nervous system in the vertebrates and the invertebrates. Other chapters examine the role of certain intermolecular forces and of water in the organization of lipid–protein and lipid–lipid associations. This book reviews as well the theories of biological membrane structure and considers how these contribute towards understanding the methods by which membranes perform their role.
This book is a valuable resource for neuroscientists, neurochemists, and researchers.
Elsevier Science; October 2013
287 pages; ISBN 9781483154572
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Title: Nerve Membranes
Author: Patricia V. Johnston; Betty I. Roots; G. A. Kerkut