Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Mechanisms in Parkinson's Disease - Models and Treatments

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Juliana Dushanova
Juliana Dushanova

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,
Bulgaria

Published08 February 2012

Doi10.5772/1826

ISBN978-953-307-876-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6741-9

Copyright year2012

Number of pages606

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Update in Parkinson’s Disease

By Fátima Carrillo and Pablo Mir

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3. Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress and Oxidative Damage in Parkinson's Disease

By Marisa G. Repetto, Raúl O. Domínguez, Enrique R. Marschoff and Jorge A. Serra

2,808
5. Filterable Forms of Nocardia: An Infectious Focus in the Parkinsonian Midbrains

By Shunro Kohbata, Ryoichi Hayashi, Tomokazu Tamura and Chitoshi Kadoya

2,289
6. Parkinson’s Disease and the Immune System

By Roberta J. Ward1, R.R. Crichton1 and D.T. Dexter

2,282
8. Regulation of a-Synuclein Membrane Binding and Its Implications

By Robert H.C. Chen, Sabine Wislet-Gendebien, Howard T.J. Mount and Anurag Tandon

2,191
9. Role of FKBPs in Parkinson’s Disease

By Souvik Chattopadhaya, Amaravadhi Harikishore and Ho Sup Yoon

2,044
13. Parkinson’s Disease and Parkin: Insights from Park2 Knockout Mice

By Sarah E.M. Stephenson, Juliet M. Taylor and Paul J. Lockhart

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14. Bilateral Distribution of Oxytocinase Activity in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats with Experimental Hemiparkinsonism

By Manuel Ramírez, Inmaculada Banegas, Ana Belén Segarra, Rosemary Wangesteen, Marc de Gasparo, Raquel Durán, Francisco Vives, Antonio Martínez, Francisco Alba and Isabel Prieto

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15. Dictyostelium discoideum: A Model System to Study LRRK2-Mediated Parkinson Disease

By Arjan Kortholt, Bernd Gilsbach, and Peter J.M. van Haastert

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19. Acetyl-L-Carnitine in Parkinson’s Disease

By Maria Stefania Sinicropi, Nicola Rovito, Alessia Carocci and Giuseppe Genchi

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22. Inflammation in Parkinson’s Disease: Causes and Consequences

By Louise M. Collins, André Toulouse and Yvonne M. Nolan

2,349
23. Neurotensin as Modulator of Basal Ganglia- Thalamocortical Motor Circuit – Emerging Evidence for Neurotensin NTS1 Receptor as a Potential Target in Parkinson's Disease

By Luca Ferraro, Tiziana Antonelli, Sarah Beggiato, Maria Cristina Tomasini, Antonio Steardo, Kjell Fuxe and Sergio Tanganelli

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