First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to the relationship between nerve endings and muscles and the ways in which they communicate. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
1. Nerve-Muscle Cell Trophic Communication: Introductory Remarks. 2. An Historical Introduction to the Trophic Regulation of Skeletal Muscle. 3. Trophic Roles of Axoplasmic Transport. 4. Trophic Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Acetylcholinesterase. 5. Trophic Control of Skeletal Muscle Membrane Properties. 6. Trophic Influences of Neurogenic Substances on Skeletal Muscle Differentiation and Growth in Vitro. 7. Trophic Influences of Neurogenic Substances on Adult Skeletal Muscles in Vivo. 8. Trophic Roles of Neuromuscular Junction Extracellular Matrix Constituents. 9. Trophic Effects of Muscle on Nerve Cell Survival and Development. 10. Plasticity of Adult Neuromuscular Junctions. 11. Trophic Mechanisms Underlying Nerve-Muscle Interactions. Index.
Hugo L. Fernandez