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Micronutrients and Brain Health

1st Edition

Edited by Lester Packer, Helmut Sies, Manfred Eggersdorfer, Enrique Cadenas

CRC Press

460 pages

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pub: 2009-10-06
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Micronutrients and Brain Health addresses cutting-edge research related to processes of oxidative stress that affect brain function, an area of increasing significance for those concerned and involved with public health and translational medicine. Edited by four leading micronutrient researchers, the book brings together the investigative work of m

Table of Contents

Neuroprotection after Cardiac Arrest by Avoiding Acute Hyperoxia and by Antioxidant Genomic Postconditioning. The Neuroprotective Role of Micronutrients in Parkinson's. Food Antioxidants and Alzheimer's Disease. Micronutrient Antioxidants, Cognition, and Neuropathology: A Longitudinal Study in the Canine Model of Human Aging. Excitatory Amino Acids, S-nitrosylation, and Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Disease: Protection by Memantine and NitroMemantine at NMDA-Gated Channels. Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Iron Deficiency in Women of Reproductive Age. Micronutrient Needs of the Developing Brain: Priorities and Assessment. Therapeutics of Alzheimer's Disease Based on Metal Bioavailability. Lipoic Acid as a Novel Treatment for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease. Zinc and the Cytoskeleton in Neuronal Signaling. Tocotrienol Neuroprotection: The Most Potent Biological Function of All Natural Forms of Vitamin E. Fruits, Nuts, and Brain Aging: Nutritional Interventions Targeting Age-Related Neuronal and Behavioral Deficits. Modulation of Multiple Pathways Involved in the Maintenance of Neuronal Function. Dietary Flavonoids as Neuroprotective Agents. Actions of Bioactive Phytochemicals in Cell Function and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology. Does Ginkgo biloba Extract Exert an Effect on Alzheimer's Disease Progression. Green Tea Polyphenols Protect Neurons against Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease. Transport of Flavonoids into the Brain. Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases by Spice-Derived Phytochemicals. Neurohormetic Properties of the Phytochemical Resveratrol. Sirtuin and Resveratrol. Acetyl-l-Carnitine and Ferulic Acid Action in Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases. Evidence Required for Causal Inferences about Effects of Micronutrient Deficiencies during Development on Brain Health: DHA, Choline, Iron, and Vitamin D. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Brain Function in Older People. Iron and Monoamin

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience