Chapter 11. Animal Models of the Various Neurodegenerative Diseases

  1. Robert R. Crichton and
  2. Roberta J. Ward

Published Online: 17 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470022574.ch11

Metal-based Neurodegeneration: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies

Metal-based Neurodegeneration: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies

How to Cite

Crichton, R. R. and Ward, R. J. (2005) Animal Models of the Various Neurodegenerative Diseases, in Metal-based Neurodegeneration: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470022574.ch11

Author Information

  1. Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470022559

Online ISBN: 9780470022573

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Keywords:

  • dopamine neuronal viability;
  • dose-dependent neuroprotection;
  • neurofibrillary tangles;
  • iron-induced inflammation;
  • nerve growth factor (NGF);
  • spongiform degenerative changes;
  • spinal muscular atrophy;
  • chronic aluminium toxicity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Parkinson's disease animal models

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Huntington's disease and polyQ

  • Friedreich's ataxia

  • Prion diseases

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS

  • Aceruloplasminaemia

  • Menkes disease

  • Wilson's disease

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • References