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Nicotinic Receptors in the Nervous System

1st Edition

Edited by Edward D. Levin

CRC Press

312 pages

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pub: 2001-08-29
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Nicotine research has been conducted for the better part of a century, but with the discovery of the relationship of nicotinic systems to Alzheimer's disease, the differentiation of nicotinic receptor subtypes, and the development of novel nicotinic ligands, the field of nicotine research has exploded. This book will provide you reference to the la

Table of Contents

Some Methods for Studies of Nicotinic. Acetylcholine Receptor Pharmacology. Presynaptic Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: Subtypes Mediating Neurotransmitter Release. Nicotinic Receptors in the Periphery. Effects of Nicotine on Dopaminergic Neurotransmission. Nicotinic Electrophysiology. Nicotinic Response: Genetic Models. Neuroscience Research with Nicotine Self-Administration. Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptors as Targets in Pain Control. Nicotinic Involvement in Cognitive Function in Rats. Nicotine and Cognition in Young and Aged Non-human Primates. Evaluation of Pharmacologic Treatments for Smoking Cessation. Nicotine and Schizophrenia. Nicotine and Alzheimer's Disease. Nicotinic Medications and Tourette's Disorder. Nicotine Effects on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Nicotinic Systems: An Integrated Approach.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience