Endothelial Cell Plasticity in the Normal and Injured Central Nervous System: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Endothelial Cell Plasticity in the Normal and Injured Central Nervous System

1st Edition

Edited by Esperanza Melendez Herrera, Bryan V. Phillips-Farfan, Gabriel Gutierrez Ospina

CRC Press

270 pages

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This book highlights the importance of endothelial cells as key players in the functioning of the nervous system under both normal and pathological conditions. The book demonstrates that endothelial cells are an essential and dynamic cell population in the central nervous system, with multiple and complex roles, not only in the maintenance of homeo

Table of Contents

Embryonic Development of the Brain Vascular System. Endothelial Cells and Maintenance of Neurogenic Niches during Embryonic Development and Adult Life. Alterations of Brain Endothelial Cells in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy: Drug Transporters. Dynamic Control of Endothelial Cells in Neural Reproduction Centers. Blood Vessel Remodeling After Stroke. Systemic Vascular Alterations and Neurodegenerative Diseases. Endothelial Cells, Alzheimer Disease and Metabolic Syndrome. Micro-Vascular Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury. Angiogenesis During Tumor Proliferation and Cell Invasion. Neuronal-Glial-Endothelial Interactions Regulate Central Nervous System Homeostasis.

About the Editors

Edited by

Esperanza Melendez Herrera, profesor e investigador titular A, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Mexico

Bryan V. Phillips-Farfan, investigador en ciencias medicas C, Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, Coyoacan, Mexico

Gabriel Gutierrez Ospina, investigador titular B, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Coyoacan, Mexico

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Geriatrics
MEDICAL / Neurology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience