This volume contains a series of research papers on the role of iron in disorders of the central nervous system. The contributors discuss such issues as the relationship between iron and schizophrenia, iron and neurotoxin intoxication and iron storage in Parkinson's disease.
Contents: J.R. Connor: Cellular and regional maintenance of iron homeostasis in the brain: normal and diseased states. K. Jellinger, E. Kienzl: Iron deposits in brain disorders. K.W. Lange, J. Kornhuber, P. Kruzik, W * D. Rausch, E. Gabriel, K. Jellinger, P. Riederer: Brain iron and schizophrenia. M.E. Gotz, A. Dirr, W. Gsell, R. Burger, A. Freyberger, P. Riederer: Some reflections on iron dependent free radical damage in the central nervous system. D. Ben-Shachar, A. Tovi, M.B.H. Youdim: Iron regulation of dopaminergic transmission: relevance to movement disorders. F. Javoy-Agid, B. Faucheux: Dopaminergic cell death in Parkinsons disease: a role of iron? W. Wesemann, S. Blaschke, H * W. Clement, C. Grote, N. Weiner: Iron and neurotoxin intoxication: comparative in vitro and in vivo studies. G.W. Arendash, C.W. Olanow, G.J. Sengstock: Intranigral iron infusion in rats: a progressive model for excess nigral iron levels in Parkinson's disease? D.C. Mash, J. Singer, J. Pablo, M. Basile, J. Bruce, W.J. Weiner: Iron storage and transport markers in Parkinson's disease and MPTP-treated mice. Y. Mizuno, H. Mochizuki, K. Nishi, S * I. Ikebe, N. Hattori, Y. Hattori-Nakagawa: Pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease: iron and mitochondrial DNA deletion. C. Heim, W. Kolasiewic, T. Jaros, K * H. Sontag: Consequences of intrastriatally administrated FeC13 and 6OHDA without and after transient cerebral oligemia on behaviour and navigation. J.B. Hibbs, Jr.: Cytokine induced synthesis of nitric oxide from L-arginine: a cytotoxic mechanism that targets intracellular iron. E.D. Hall, J.M. McCall: Lazaroids: potent inhibitors of iron-dependent lipid peroxidation for neurodegenerative disorders. M. Struck, P. Waldmeier, V. Berdoukas: The treatment of iron overload - psychiatric implications. G. Stern: Iron therapy: Pros and Cons.
Series: Key Topics in Brain Research,
Number Of Pages: 205
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: AT
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24
Weight (kg): 0.3