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Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

1st Edition

By MallIck/Inoue

CRC Press

436 pages

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Hardback: 9780824703226
pub: 1999-06-29
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This reference also includes nine color plates.

Written by leading international scientists in the field, this comprehensive and up-to-date reference provides detailed coverage of various aspects of rapid eye movement sleep (REMS)-including phylogeny and evolution, ontogeny, neurophysiological and neurochemical phenomena, molecular processes, behavioral and physiological changes due to deprivation, and hypotheses on the neurodynamics of REMS.

Examining the relationship between the neocortex in mammals and birds in the evolution of REM sleep, Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

  • considers the roles of REMS in the maturation of the brain

  • reveals a new theory that challenges the assumption that REM is solely initiated by bulbar mechanisms in intact animals

  • explores experimental studies of REMS atonia and the mechanisms underlying tonic and phasic muscle atonia

  • describes the cellular and molecular mechanisms and function of pontine ponto-geniculo-occipatal waves during REMS

  • details the role of nitric oxide in the regulation of REMS

  • summarizes new evidence on which neurotransmitters are responsible for the REMS generating mechanism

  • presents an overview of several endogenous sleep substances that may positively or negatively regulate REMS

  • and more.

    Rapid Eye Movement Sleep serves as essential reading for all researchers and clinicians in the study of sleep science, particularly physiologists and biologists; neurologists, neuropsychiatrists, psychiatrists, and psychologists; anesethiologists; and pharmacologists.

  • Reviews


    …a structured reading of a large literature that would be otherwise unapproachable…

    …topics deal with state-of-the-art experimental methods and interpretations…accessible to even an armchair clinician-scientist.

    "-Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

    Table of Contents

    Eyelid Condition at Birth: Relationship to Adult Mammalian Sleep-waking Patterns, E. Aserinsky

    Phylogeny and Evolution of Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep, M. G. Frank

    Ontogenesis of REM Sleep, M. Segawa

    Initiation of Rapid Eye Movement Sleep: Beyond the Brainstem, A. R. Morrison, L. D. Sanford, and R. J. Ross

    Muscle Atonia in REM Sleep, Y. -Y. Lai and J. M. Siegel

    PGO Wave Generation: Mechanism and Functional Significance, S. Datta

    Norepinephrine and REM Sleep, P.-H. Luppi, D. Gervasoni, C. Peyron, C. Rampon, B. Barbagli, R. Boissard, and P. Fort

    New Directions for the Study of Cholinergic REM Sleep Generation: Specifying Pre- and Postsynaptic Mechanisms, M. L. Capece, H. A. Baghdoyan, and R. Lydic

    Functional Role of Serotonin 5-HT1 and 5-HT2 Receptor in the Regulation of REM Sleep, J. M. Monti and D. Monti

    Possible Role of GABA in the Regulation of REM Sleep with Special Reference to REM-OFF Neurons, B. N. Mallick, S. Kaur, S. K. Jha, and J. M. Siegel

    Nitric Oxide: A Diffusible Modulator of Physiological Traits and Behavioral States, T. O. Leonard and R. Lydic

    Neurotransmitters Changes and REM Sleep, T. Kodama

    Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Neuronal Activities and REM Sleep, S. Inoué, U. K. Saha, and T. Musha

    Different Physiological Properties of Two Populations of PS-on Neurons in the Mesopontine Tegmentum, Y. Koyama, Y. Kayama, and K. Sakai

    Hormones and REM Sleep, F. Obál Jr. and J. M. Krueger

    Endogenous Sleep Substances and REM Sleep, S. Inoué, K. Honda, M. Kimura, and S.-Q. Zhang

    Brain Energy, Production, and Sleep Occurrence, R. Cespuglio, H. Faradji-Prevautel, and L. Netchiporouk

    Rapid Eye Movement Sleep: From Cerebral Metabolism to Functional Brain Mapping, P. Maquet and C. Phillips

    REM Sleep and Apnea, D. W. Carley and M. Radulovacki

    Thermoregulatory Control of the nonREM-REM Sleep Cycle, R. Szymusiak, Md. Noor Alam, and D. McGinty

    REM Sleep Across Age and Sex, K. Mishima, T. Shimizu, and Y. Hishikawa

    The Function of Fetal/Neonatal REM Sleep, M. Mirmiran and Y. G. H. Maas

    REM Sleep Deprivation Alters Factors Affecting Neuronal Excitability: Role of Norepinephrine and Its Possible Mechanism of Action, B. N. Mallick, H. V. A. Adya, and s. Thankachan

    REM Sleep Deprivation and Behavioral Changes, G. W. Vogel

    Cellular and Molecular Changes Occurring During REM Sleep, O. Prospéro-García, L. Navarro, E. Murillo-Rodríguez, M. Sánchez-Alavez, R. Guzmán-Marín, M. Méndez-Díaz, M. Gómez-Chavarín, A. Jiménez-Anguiano, and R. Drucker-Colín

    Intensity of REM Sleep, K. Takahashi

    Why We Believe What We Believe About REM-Sleep Regulation, H. Benington

    Hypothesis on REM Sleep from the Viewpoint of Neuronal Dynamics, M. Nakao and M. Yamamoto

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
    MEDICAL / Surgery / General
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience