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Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Disorders

Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Disorders by Amy K. Reeve
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This second edition brings together up-to-date contributionsfrom leaders in the field internationally on the various ways in whichmitochondrial dysfunction contributes to the pathogenesis of neurodegenerativediseases, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and multiplesclerosis. The reader is guided through the basic functions of mitochondria andthe mechanisms that lead to their dysfunction, and on to the consequences ofthis dysfunction for neuronal function before finishing with the modelling ofthese disorders and discussion of new potential therapeutic targets. 

Additional chapters have been added to the book to reflectadvances in the field and there are many new contributors and topics, includinghow mitochondria are degraded and the interaction of the mitochondria withpathologically relevant proteins. 

Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Disordersprovides an accessible, authoritative guide to this important area forneurologists; research and clinical neuroscientists; neuropathologists; andresidents with an interest in clinical research.

Springer International Publishing; June 2016
379 pages; ISBN 9783319286372
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Title: Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Author: Amy K. Reeve; Eve M. Simcox; Michael R. Duchen; Doug M. Turnbull
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