Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advanced Understanding of Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang
Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang

University of Hong Kong,
China

Published16 December 2011

Doi10.5772/2451

ISBN978-953-307-529-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6611-5

Copyright year2011

Number of pages456

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Alzheimer's Disease: Definition, Molecular and Genetic Factors

By Eva Babusikova, Andrea Evinova, Jana Jurecekova, Milos Jesenak and Dusan Dobrota

4,965
4
2. Evidence for an Infectious Etiology in Alzheimer’s Disease

By Brian Balin, Christine Hammond, C. Scott Little, Denah Appelt and Susan Hingley

3,130
1
2,837
3,550
1
5. Disruption of Calcium Homeostasis in Alzheimer’s Disease: Role of Channel Formation by β Amyloid Protein

By Masahiro Kawahara, Hironari Koyama, Susumu Ohkawara and Midori Megishi-Kato

3,691
7. Clinical Profile of Alzheimer’s Disease Non-Responder Patient

By Alessandro Martorana, Roberta Semprini and Giacomo Koch

2,619
2
9. Therapeutics of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Marisol Herrera-Rivero and Gonzalo Emiliano Aranda-Abreu

2,852
10. Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

By Johannes Schlachetzki

3,227
12. Gut Hormones Restrict Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease

By Jacqueline Bayliss, Romana Stark, Alex Reichenbach and Zane B. Andrews

3,278
3
13. Grape Secondary Metabolites – Benefits for Human Health

By Teodora Dzhambazova, Violeta Kondakova, Ivan Tsvetkov and Rossitza Batchvarova

3,298
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15. The Effects of Trimethylamine N-Oxide on the Structural Stability of Prion Protein

By Barbara Yang, Kuen-Hua You, Shing-Chuen Wang, Hau-Ren Chen and Cheng-I Lee

2,087
17. Wallerian Degeneration in Injury and Diseases: Concepts and Prevention

By Bruno S. Mietto, Rodrigo M. Costa, Silmara V. de Lima, Sérgio T. Ferreira and Ana M. B. Martinez

4,427
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18. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Apoptosis After Spinal Cord Injury

By Venkata Ramesh Dasari, Krishna Kumar Veeravalli, Jasti S. Rao, Dan Fassett and Dzung H. Dinh

3,158
1
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20. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

By David S. Shin, Ashley J. Pratt, Elizabeth D. Getzoff and J. Jefferson P. Perry

3,503

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